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The Meaning of Harvest to all at Heligan….
09 October 2018
The pinnacle of the productive year, harvest. The moment that defines the start of Autumn harvest, is when the lush green leaves of the Pumpkin Bed start to die back and reveal the jewel like fruits that lie below. All shapes, colours and sizes, they never fail to bring out a childish wonder in all the gardeners and visitors alike.
Top Tips For Dahlia Success from Productive Garden Supervisor, Katie Kingett
11 August 2018
As we approach The Cornwall Dahlia Society's 38th Annual main show, Productive Garden Supervisor, Katie Kingett shares a few of her top tips for Dahlia success.
Heligan Nominated for a British Travel Award
31 July 2018
Following our success in being crowned Best UK Leisure Attraction in 2016 and 2017 we are thrilled to announce that we have been nominated for this prestigious award once again.
Summer in the Gardens
26 July 2018
The height of summer is upon us and what a summer we are having! This beautiful sunshine is delighting the gardens with blooms left, right and centre as well as giving a natural boost to Heligan's wildlife. The gardens are truly alive.
Changing Places Now Open!
23 July 2018
We are very proud to announce that we are now home to a fully equipped Changing Places toilet that caters for those who need an assisted accessible toilet facility. Bringing us closer to becoming accessible to all…
Meet our new Head of Gardens and Estate!
11 July 2018
This month we welcomed Alasdair Moore to the Heligan team. Alasdair joins us as our Head of Gardens and Estate. He will lead the way on a new chapter for the Gardens and we are delighted to have him in the Heligan family.
First Rare Breed Farm Park in South West!
12 June 2018
The world famous Lost Gardens of Heligan is proud to have been awarded Rare Breed Farm Park status by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, making it the first rare breeds park in the whole of the South West!
Knit, Knit, Knit your Bit!
11 June 2018
Our merry band of knitters continues to grow and knitted & crocheted squares of blue have started to arrive … all this casting on and casting off is part of one of our community participation projects around this summer’s show 100: UnEarth.
Muddy Stilettos Award Win!
23 May 2018
Lost in the Gardens this May
18 May 2018
The days are longer and warmer and the risk of frost seems to be behind us!
April- Spring is in Full Swing
30 April 2018
April has been a busy month for all the team here at Heligan. As new life begins to emerge and the hard work over winter finally starts to come to fruition, the gardeners have had their shorts on and their sun cream on standby!
The Clamped Vegetables
16 April 2018
After a sleepy winter hibernation underground protected from the snow and frosts, some of our beetroot, turnips and parsnips have been transformed by Idle Rocks Head Chef, Guy Owen into a seasonal ‘Heligan’s Garden’ dish.