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Posted 27 March 17

A Special Gift

As part of our collaboration to showcase the best horticultural practices and heritage produce, we were kindly asked to provide our partners at The Idle Rocks in St Mawes, with a special gift from the gardens for all the mothers joining them on Mothering Sunday.

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Posted 07 March 17

Heligan Springs into Life!

When all at once we saw a crowd, beneath the trees… and in this case it was the Gardening and Estate teams, who united forces to plant some 30,000 Cornish Daffodil bulbs, along the stunning Woodland Walk in November last year.

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Posted 28 February 17

Magnolia Bloomometers Herald The Start Of Cornish Spring

Spring has sprung in Cornwall today (Tuesday 28th February) as the six beautiful Magnolia trees, historically used to chart the emergence of the season, herald the end of the British Winter.

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Posted 24 February 17

The King of Vegetables

This February, the Idle Rock’s Head Chef Guy Owen takes inspiration from a commonly used, highly nutritious, but often underrated vegetable- the humble cabbage.

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Posted 19 January 17

A Pre-Incan Relic to Satisfy Your Taste Buds! Tubers and Taramasalata

This month sees the Idle Rock’s Head Chef Guy Owen taking one of Heligan’s and indeed one of the worlds, lesser-known tuberous vegetables to London for an exclusive fine dining evening, at the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Headquarters in London.

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