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Welcome to our new Cornish oasis garden

June 1, 2012
Author: Tom

We’ve opened a stunning new garden featuring water pools lined with Bodmin Moor granite and filled with some of Cornwall’s most popular plants. The Sense of Memory Garden is a 22-metre oasis laden with fan palms, bamboo and rhododendron and inspired by Cornwall’s wild landscape and sub-tropical gardens. Reflecting the world-famous Biomes are two ornamental [...]

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10 tips for gardeners in May from the Eden Project

May 2, 2012
Author: Tom

Video: 10 tips for gardeners in May from the Eden Project Harvest rhubarb to eat. Now the frosts have passed, plant out bedding plants. Remove weeds by hand, or perhaps with a hoe. Protect strawberry plants from rain splashing up against them by surrounding them with straw. Put in supports, such as cane wig-wams or [...]

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New rooftop garden for Plymouth community

April 18, 2012
Author: Hannah

This weekend Eden helped host a Secret Garden Party with Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) and residents of an inner city housing block in Plymouth who want to create a community roof garden. Morley Court’s residents are keen to turn the paved and grassed area, which sits on top of a car park and is overlooked [...]

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Eden gardening team helps reopen London’s Southbank Centre roof garden

April 15, 2012
Author: Hannah

Look out for blue potatoes, olive trees, hops and wild flowers on the roof of the Southbank Centre this summer. Smack bang in the centre of London’s vibrant Southbank, the Garden proved a hit when it first opened last year, as passers-by popped in for a summer’s evening drink from the bar or to find [...]

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How to grow potatoes, carrots and peas

April 2, 2012
Author: Hannah

If spring has put you in the mood to get gardening, why not try and grow your own vegetables this year? This short video from the Eden Project gardening team should give you the inspiration and know-how to grow easy things in containers such as potatoes, carrots and sugar snap peas. The good news is [...]

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Short gardening courses with Eden Project gardeners in Cornwall

March 12, 2012
Author: Hannah

Learn how to garden or grow your own vegetables on these horticulture courses taught by the Eden Project gardening team. This series of short, practical workshops takes place in spring and summer 2012 at Duchy College, Camborne, Cornwall. By picking and choosing from a variety of 2.5-hour practical sessions, you’ll have the chance to learn [...]

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Eden’s wildlife helpers: new video

January 11, 2012
Author: Hannah

Meet the unusual wildlife helpers that Eden’s gardeners have enlisted to keep plants healthy and reduce chemical use, in this new video. Warning, contains close-up scenes of insects engaging in bug warfare!

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New short gardening courses taught by Eden gardeners

December 28, 2011
Author: Hannah

Gardeners from the Eden Project will be showing people how to make the most of their gardens, whatever shape or size, in a series of one-hour courses in Truro, Cornwall, from January through to March. There will be seven Gardening in the City sessions in all, covering a range of essential gardening skills, such as [...]

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Eden Project’s 10 tips for gardeners in December

December 13, 2011
Author: Tom

10 tips for gardeners in December from the Eden Project video 1. Harvest your kale, leeks, cabbages and chard. 2. Prune soft fruit. 3. Go careful when watering protected plants by doing it in the morning to ensure the plants are dry before cool night temperatures. 4. If you’ve got any veg that needs eating, check [...]

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Eden Project’s 10 tips for gardeners in November

November 3, 2011
Author: Tom

10 tips for gardeners in November from the Eden Project video 1. November is the traditional time to plant deciduous trees and shrubs. 2. Prune and/or train deciduous trees to keep them growing in the desired direction. 3. Mulch bare vegetable areas to prevent winter rain from washing nutrients out of the soil. You should also mulch [...]

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