East Meets West
Spring / Summer: The garden awakens! Japanese Maples unfurl in brightest reds & greens. Cherry blossom, camellias, azaleas, & more decorate the landscape: flowers & foliage in full splendour. Bamboos whisper in gentle breezes. Dragonflies & damselflies hover over the swimming koi.
Autumn: Japanese maples perform spectacular colour changes: bold & soft golds, greens, oranges & reds transform the garden, before dropping gently into rest.
Winter: Fantastic shapes in wood & stone, hidden in summer, reappear now. Evergreens & winter flowering plants add colour to the winter landscape, & the slumbering trees display their intricate forms. Dramatic architecture revealed!
10% discount on plant salesfor CGS members.
For further details see website www.thebonsainursery.com
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.
This month’s lectures come from Derry Watkins as she brings us an insightful talk about unusual and Long-blooming Garden Plants
Join us at The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro at 7:30pm
Derry Watkins started Special Plants Nursery 30 years ago. In 1993, she won a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to spend three months in South Africa hunting for new plants to introduce into horticulture. In 1995 she returned, seed collecting in the Drakensberg. Since then, she has collected plants in many parts of the world and is renowned for many new plant introductions.
In 1996, Derry and her husband bought a derelict barn to convert into a house, and during the last 20 years, they have converted the fields into an amazing garden, which has featured in major horticultural journals and on television.
Derry also teaches at The English Gardening School and is the author of two books: The Complete Greenhouse Book and Sunspaces.
Join us at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash at 2:30pm