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Posted 16 April 18

The Clamped Vegetables

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.

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Posted 02 April 18

Emu Egg Breakfast

Last week the Team here at Heligan were treated to an unusual breakfast, not the sort of breakfast they are used to but a special one for Heligan. They were treated to an emu egg breakfast!

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Posted 01 April 18

Jurassic Jungle?!

Nestled between the unfurling leaves of giant gunnera and below a large palm the gardeners discovered something highly unusual! Please note that this story is an April Fool!

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Posted 23 March 18

March in the Garden

The start of March brought with it the ‘beast from the east’ and an abundance of snow! This is the first proper covering of snow the gardens has had for nearly 10 years and with it came some extra special magic to the gardens. Despite the chilly blast, the plant life around the gardens is faring well and looks to be recovering, bringing fresh spring colour to the Estate.

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Posted 15 March 18

The Lost Gardens of Heligan crowned Garden of the Year!

Cheers could be heard across the gardens this morning as we all celebrated the news that The Lost Gardens of Heligan had just been named Garden of the Year by BBC Countryfile Awards.

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