Gardening Courses Cornwall

One of the most exciting gardening hubs to be developed in recent years is surely The Eden Project in Cornwall. If you don't know the Eden Project - it's a disused clay mine, which has been transformed into a rich, global garden where people can learn about nature and get inspiration about gardening and horticulture. Eden is not only a great day out in Cornwall, an educational charity and social enterprise which has a strong focus on sustainability. In terms of gardening classes, you can do the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh/Eden Project Certificate in Practical Horticulture at the Eden Centre. If you're interested in more specific gardening courses however, you can find horticultural subjects from experts - brought directly to your own home at MyGardenSchool.
MyGardenSchool is the world's first virtual horticultural college, where you can do courses ranging from garden design to beekeeping, pond construction to how to grow roses.It's also really worth visiting the lost gardens of Heligan if you're in Cornwall. They are a beautiful example of gardens that have been restored - they are said to be over 400 years old. Incredible examples of mature tree ferns, gunnera and other water loving jungle giants.  Gardens we recommend in Cornwall What makes a horticultural hotspot? Some might say that all of Cornwall is a horticultural paradise. Its mild, maritime climate enabling species to be grown in the outdoors that can be found nowhere else in the whole of the UK. Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens A 30 acre Plantman's Paradise! Over 6000 rare & unusual plants - all labelled. Colourful, inspired... Antony Woodland Gardens Woodland garden bordering the Lynher Estuary containing fine shrubs, magnolias, camellias Tregrehan Location: ParLarge woodland garden created over the last 200 years, forming an exotic green gene bank Ince Castle Gardens From a striking location at the end of the peninsula overlooking the River Lynher Hardy Exotics Delight your senses and wander through the two and a half acres of inspiring exotica. Bosvigo Not a typical 'Cornish' garden - at its best in Summer. Trebah Garden Location: Mawnan Smith Trebah is a uniquely beautiful, wooded 25 acre sub-tropical ravine garden with its own beach Ken-Caro Garden This five-acre connoisseurs' garden enjoys panoramic views and is brimming with year-round colour Lamorran Garden Savour the glittering sea views over Falmouth Bay from this stunning Mediterranean-style garden Penberth Garden Spectacular, natural valley garden with sea views. Five acres, with camellias, rhododendrons, water Hidden Valley Gardens Escape to this hidden garden where small is beautiful Longcross Victorian Garden Beautiful and idyllic restored Victorian Gardens in a maze-like layout with water and granite Carwinion Garden Twelve-acres of wild Victorian gardens nestled in the Helford Valley Pinsla Garden & Nursery Lose yourself in a creative and romantic garden perched on the edge of Bodmin Moor. Tresco Abbey Garden Venture a stone's throw beyond the tip of the mainland and experience a garden with over 20,000 plant species The Japanese Garden & Bonsai Nursery Situated in the lush vale of Lanherne. Authentic Japanese garden Penjerrick Garden Spring flowering garden with camellias, rhododendrons, tree ferns, trees and ponds. Caerhays Castle Gardens Location: Gorran Nestled in a secluded valley above Porthluney Cove, this 100-acres of woodland gardens Enys Garden Come and explore the rare and historic treasures of one the oldest gardens in Cornwall. Moyclare Garden Meander around this typically Cornish garden crammed with colourful plantsman's treasures. Tremenheere Sculpture Garden New large scale valley gardens with stupendous views over St Michael's Mount. Burncoose Gardens and Nursery This 30-acre woodland gardens and nursery boasts award-winning displays Potager Garden Potager is a new organic garden emerging from an old nursery near the Helford Estuary. Trengwainton Garden Experience stunning views and an abundance of exotic trees and shrubs Trewithen Gardens Location: Grampound Road Explore under the lush canopies of woodland and discover horticultural secrets Glendurgan Garden Location: Mawnan Smith A valley garden of great beauty, created in the c1820's Carleen Subtropical Gardens Location: Carleen Private subtropical garden. By Elspeth Briscoe clip_image002

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