Talking trees at Trewithen

Talking trees at Trewithen

Tony Kirkham, Head of the Arboretum at Kew Gardens, was the guest of honour and key speaker at a head gardeners’ workshop held at Trewithen Gardens. Around 28 senior gardeners from the county’s most prestigious estates attended the event which was supported by...
Potted spring bulbs – the perfect Christmas gift

Potted spring bulbs – the perfect Christmas gift

From delicate snowdrops to robust English bluebells, staff at the Nursery have planted over 20,000 spring bulbs in the last couple of weeks. By Christmas all will be showing green shoots and some will be in flower. This will be the third year Nursery Manager, Luke...
Trewithen Gardens – a land of opportunity

Trewithen Gardens – a land of opportunity

Another Trewithen Gardens’ volunteer has won a coveted placement on a nationally recognised horticultural course. Nicola Johnson has been accepted on the Professional Gardeners Guild Traineeship – a three year placement in three gardens with on the job training...
A rare chance to see Trewithen’s ‘secret’ garden

A rare chance to see Trewithen’s ‘secret’ garden

Trewithen’s elegant walled garden will be open to the public for the last week in June. Normally used just by the Galsworthy family who have owned the estate for the last 300 years, it’s a rare opportunity to experience this horticultural gem at its best. A central...
Are Trewithen’s red squirrels nesting?

Are Trewithen’s red squirrels nesting?

Trewithen Gardens’ two female red squirrels might be preparing to have babies. If they do, it will be the second year in a row and a huge boost for the Cornwall Red Squirrel Project. Over the last few weeks they’ve been spending more and more time in their nesting...