Cornwall has inspired many writers but few places had the impact that St Ives had on Virginia Woolf

Gorgeous to look at, easy to manage, beloved habitats to many species in search of a home and the perfect excuse to stop mowing the lawn: welcome to the wildflower garden

It’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and get some motivation. Here is a roundup of all the fun and relaxing activities you can do in your garden.

Snowdrops bring great joy in the early months of the year, signifying the warmer weather ahead. We pick 5 magical gardens in Cornwall to find these beautiful flowers

Our property, homes and gardens newsletter will provide inspiration and advice for your home and garden, plus all the latest property news in your area

With winter out of the way Cornwall Wildlife Trust is looking forward to a sunny summer with their very popular Open Gardens

April and May makes way for the robust and beautiful bluebell. Cornwall has plenty of wild woodlands and public gardens to spot this stunning bloom. We pick 10 of our favourite places to spot bluebells in the Duchy

Thousands of beautiful tulips have burst into life in the Eden Project’s Mediterranean Biome, adding a vibrant splash of colour to match the sunny spring weather

Autumn is the perfect time to walk around Cornwall’s gardens and enjoy the gorgeous autumnal colour our mild weather has to offer. We pick eight wonderful places to visit this fall

The Victorian planthunters changed Cornwall’s landscape forever – and among the most iconic of their imports is the monkey puzzle tree

‘Tis the season for walking among the flora and fauna of Cornwall’s best gardens... We pick 12 Cornish gardens to visit in the Open Gardens scheme 2018

Add colour to your garden now with the top flowers of March and this season will be all the brighter

Houseplants are a hot interior trend at the moment and can completely transform a room - but they have their downsides! Gardener and broadcaster Toby Buckland delivers his expert advice

Joy is in the air - and in the garden this month, writes Cornwall Life’s horticultural expert Paul Prové

Garden expert Paul Prove takes a tour of the grounds to see plants raise their sleepy heads after the horrors of winter

Known for its world-famous nursery, Burncoose has an enviable reputation for its garden plants. LOUISE DANKS discovers how 
this favourite Cornish garden puts others in the shade

Trewithen Gardens in Probus has become the first garden to win the Rosemoor Camellia award at RHS Rosemoor, as part of their Early Camellia Competition

Take your mum on a floral tour of the world at Eden on Mother’s Day

Life begins in March when it comes to the garden, writes horticultural specialist Paul Prové, so go out and plant... but make a plan first

As Mothering Sunday quickly approaches, Scilly Flowers, based on the small island of St. Martin’s on the Isles of Scilly, is preparing for one of their busiest times of the year

Horticultural specialist Paul Prové is beginning to feel a spring in his step, in the garden and in the greenhouse

In this stunning sub-tropical climate, the Scilly Isles boasts the perfect weather for a heavenly host of flora which turns these islands into a patchwork of vibrant colours and provides work for islanders. Lesley Double joined the 2013 harvest

PhotographY: Emily Whitfield-Wicks

Cornwall Garden Society’s lectures will continue this month with talks from Britain’s ‘herb guru’, Jekka McVicar.

One of Cornwall’s most spectacular spring gardens opens for the 2014 season for four months from Monday 17th of February, giving visitors a chance to see magnolias starting to burst with life and colour as spring begins to take a hold in Cornwall.

Horticultural specialist Paul Prové joins Cornwall Life as our new gardening columnist. This month: the perils of propagation

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