Colour in the Garden

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Colour in the Garden by Elizabeth Reeves This presentation in early March 2020 was most unusual; this was a combination of science and poetry, of literary display with an unusual selection of words, similes, metaphors and phrases combined with the design and nurture of gardens. In practical terms the human eye responds to colour by […]

Ludgvan Show 2019

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We’re getting excited about this year’s horticultural show, Saturday 3rd August 2019 at the Community hall, Fairfield, Ludgvan. This is a showcase for Gardeners & Growers, Flower arrangers, Handicraft makers, Cooks, Artists and photographers to come together on one day each year to socialise and compare notes on best practice in each category. The quality […]

Ludgvan Plant Sale

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Saturday 25th May 2019 Come along to the Murley Hall, opposite the White Hart pub in Ludgvan Churchtown, on Saturday 25th May between 10am and 12 midday for a large selection of plants to buy along with coffee & cakes, for a lovely morning meeting old friends and making new ones and, at the same […]

Heather Lane Nursery

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Our talk at the Murley Hall for April 2019 was given by Mr. Kevin Mackness, founder and proprietor of this most worthy establishment. Created in 1986, the nursery, located in Canonstown, near Hayle, was Mr. Mackness’s response to the lack of facilities locally for adults with learning difficulties. With around 6 acres of land and […]

Report Authors required!

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Are there any writers among you that could contribute to this charitable community forum? We are looking for volunteers to compose a few lines to highlight the events of the Society through the year, to write a paragraph or two, either to advertise upcoming events or to report on events just finished. This would suit […]

The experiences of a Britain in Bloom judge

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Monday afternoon of the 7th January 2019 saw a good turnout of members and one visitor to the Murley Hall in Ludgvan Churchtown for our monthly illustrated talk given by Mr Michael Foy. Entitled “The experiences of a Britain in Bloom Judge” Mr Foy talked about his involvement with Britain in Bloom stretching back over […]

Winter programme of illustrated talks

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Approaching the halfway mark in our programme of illustrated talks and demonstrations for the 2018/2019 season, it is timely to wish everyone a happy and relaxing christmas holiday, spending time with family and friends and enjoying the fruits of your gardens & allotments. Our talks so far have been excellent, October was with Juliette Turner, […]

Ludgvan Show Report 2018

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Thank you people of Ludgvan and beyond. As usual you turned out in droves to support this annual celebration of all that is good in the community. For 115 years you have been entering your finest flowers and vegetables, your handicrafts, artwork and photographs and your prowess in the kitchen with your home baking and […]

Our Trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Ludgvan Horticultural Society are taking a coach trip to Heligan! On Wednesday 23rd May All seats are now taken on the coach, sorry we will not be able to take more bookings. You could make your own way there and join the guided tour! Better still, join our mailing list and receive notifications of all […]

Summer is a comin’

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The winter blues ( and the white of snow!) have been left behind, spring is in the air with the promise of a beautiful Cornish summer to follow. Plans are well in hand for The 2018 Ludgvan Horticultural Show, tables will be heavily laden with produce at the Community Hall, a showcase for prize Vegetables, […]