Superb subtropical garden, with special interest for families
Lose yourself in the three valleys of Glendurgan Garden - full of fun, natural beauty and amazing plants.
Discover giant rhubarb plants in the jungle-like lower valley and spiky arid plants basking in the sunny upper slopes.
Wander through the garden down to the beautiful hamlet of Durgan on the Helford River: a place to watch birds and boats, skim stones and build sand-castles.
Find a boat-seat, gigantic tulip-trees and ponds teeming with wildlife. Learn about the Fox family who created this 'small peace [sic] of heaven on earth.'
Address: Mawnan Smith, near Falmouth, TR11 5JZ (½ mile south-west of Mawnan Smith, on road to Helford Passage)
Telephone: 01326 252020
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.
7.30pm - The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro TR1 1ZQ -
Nick Morgan - 'The New Greenhouse at Wisley'
With a 45-year career in professional horticulture including a key role within the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) as superintendent of its glass and propagation departments, from which he has only recently retired, Nick Morgan is well placed to lecture on differing aspects of glass house culture.
2.30pm - Trethorne Leisure Park, Kennards House, Launceston PL15 8QE -
Nick Morgan - 'How to Make the Best and Most Productive Use of a Small Greenhouse'
Nick is a Member of the RHS Tender Ornamental Plant Committee, who is trained by the independent standards organisation for the pesticide, fertiliser and allied industries, BASIS, as an advisor for amenity horticulture. An occasional contributor to RHS magazine, The Garden, He is also an engaging lecturer on the national and international circuit.