Potager Garden and Glasshouse Café
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm from March to December
With mature trees and lush herbaceous planting interspersed with fruit and vegetables, Potager aims to demonstrate the beauty of productive organic gardening. There are games to play, hammocks to laze in, boule and badminton to enjoy.
The vegetarian café, in a refurbished wooden greenhouse, serves breakfasts, lunches, cakes, teas and ice cream - all home made from mainly organic ingredients, grown in the garden or by local producers.
2 for 1 entry and 10% discount on plant sales for CGS Members
Our members have some truly beautiful and interesting gardens. Take a look to see some of the wonderful things growing.
You can take out CGS membership as an individual or as a family and there are lots of benefits.
The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro Fergus Garrett – Great Dixter: Past, Present and Future
Penventon Park Hotel, West End, Redruth Fergus Garrett – Succession Planting
Appointed by Christopher Lloyd in 1993 as Head Gardener of Great Dixter, Fergus continues to keep the garden constantly changing throughout the season by trying out new plants and plant combinations. He believes in passing on his knowledge through national and international student and volunteer programmes at Dixter, and through the lectures he gives across the world every year. Fergus is keen on plant communities in the wild and especially plants that are native to Turkey. In 2008, he was awarded the RHS Associate of Honour and in 2015, the Veitch Memorial Medal for outstanding contribution to the practice of horticulture