Spring at Eden
As the days grow longer, and the sun begins to shine with a little more warmth, we’re putting the long winter behind us and welcoming in the spring at Eden! You’ll find Eden awash with colour and scent. From the fabulous display of tulips, aloes and proteas blooming in our Mediterranean Biome, to the exotic ‘firework flowers’ of the Guiana Chestnut, the eccentric but beautiful flowers of the Dutchman’s Pipe plant in the Rainforest Biome and swathes of daffodils painting the outdoor landscape in wonderful sunny yellows, spring arrives in glorious technicolour at Eden!
If you fancy honing your gardening knowledge, we’re also offer a range of gardening courses which take place between September and March, taught by our own horticulturists. Choose from one-hour, half-day or full-day sessions.
Botanical Art Exhibition
29 March – 14April
During the Easter holidays, as well as our Freaky Nature event for families, we have a stunning exhibition of botanical art by members of the Eden Florilegium Society. For details of our botanical art courses please email firstname.lastname@example.org
29 March -14 April
This popular event returns with a new twist. This year we’ll be exploring the freaky side of food, where it comes from and, of course, where plants come in!
To find out more visit our website or call us on 01726 811972.
Our members have some truly beautiful and interesting gardens. Take a look to see some of the wonderful things growing.
You can take out CGS membership as an individual or as a family and there are lots of benefits.
RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show Great Torrington
New to the RHS calendar for 2017, this show proved to be a great success with visitor numbers greatly exceeding expectations and RHS Garden Rosemoor resplendent in its autumn finery.
Add to that 20 very diverse nurseries, garden sundries, trade stands, specialist talks in the fabulous new Garden Room building, craft demonstrations and the like, and you have the recipe for a very interesting day.
Although Rosemoor is the smallest of the RHS sites, this does not stop it from drawing visitors from far and wide, its size providing a cosy and inclusive atmosphere.
Venture outside of the show area and you can explore all aspects of the garden, including a new apple orchard planted in spring 2017 that features regional Devonshire apple varieties. The Spiral Garden is being redeveloped as the Cool Garden by RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winner, Jo Thompson, which demonstrates practical and innovative methods of managing heavy rain. The booking form will be available in June.
Courtesy of RHS Rosemoor Flower Show
The Gardens of West Wales Tucked away in the rolling countryside of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire are some fine parks and gardens, both large and small; ancient and modern.
Highlights of this five-day tour include visits to the Grade 1 listed Edwardian garden at Dyffryn designed by Thomas Mawson; the beautiful woodland gardens that surround Picton Castle; the innovative National Botanic Garden of Wales that blends the careful restoration of the historic, double-walled garden with the largest glasshouse in the world; the superbly restored 16th/17th century garden at Aberglasney, complete with unique Elizabethan/Jacobean cloister and parapet walk; Colby Woodland Garden, Singleton Park Botanic Garden and elegant plantsman’s gardens at Dyffryn Fernant and The Cors.
Dinner, bed and breakfast will be provided at The Beggars Reach Hotel at Burton. The booking form and full itinerary will be available in March