22 March - 24 March 2013

Horticulture in Devon and Cornwall

Organised by:

SCI's Horticulture Group in association with the Professional Horticulture Group South West

Cornwall

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Synopsis
A meeting organized by the Professional Horticulture Group South West. The visits include a grower, a supplier and two contrasting gardens.
Programme

Sunday 24th March

Event Section
10:30
Cothele - A Tudor House, with formally planted terraces and a well-stocked Valley Garden including a stewpond and dovecote. Head Gardener, David Boucher, will also introduce two orchards stocked with local apples and cherries.
12:30
Lunch is available at Cotehele
14:00
End of meeting.

Saturday 23rd March

Event Section
10.30
Ince Castle Gardens - The Gardens, situated on a peninsula into the River Lynher, were established from 1960 and comprise woodland with camellias, rhododendrons and masses of spring bulbs and hellebores. This is a special Group visit at the kind invitation of Lady Boyd who is a former member of the RHS Council, and presently a Council member of the Cornwall Garden Society.
12.45 - 14.15
Pub Lunch
14:30
Lanoyce Nurseries - Originally a traditional Tamar Valley strawberry-producing family business, Lanoyce has progressively developed protected cut-flower production. Formerly supplying a range of flower produce to relatively local outlets the nursery now specialises in producing over three million stems of Alstroemeria for Sainsbury outlets. The extensive glasshouse development is heated from wood-chip burning boilers.

Friday 22nd March

Event Section
14.30
XL Horticulture - Les Lane will talk about and demonstrate some of the company's unique products including; super-thermic polythene for poly tunnels, vent netting, compost tea and the liquid bio stimulants Bio-lift.

Venue and Contact

XL Horticulture Ltd,

XL Horticulture Ltd
Exmouth Road
West Hill
Ottery St. Mary
Devon EX11 1JZ

Ince Castle
Elm Gate
Saltash
Cornwall PL12 4QZ

Lanoyce Nurseries
St. Dominick
Saltash
Cornwall PL12 6TU

Cothele
St Dominick
near Saltash
Cornwall PL12 6TA

Peter Grimbly

Tel: 01926 612981

Email: petergrimbly@btinternet.com


Fees

£3 excluding meals and accommodation 
NB. The visit to Cothele is free for National Trust members and between £5.40 - £9.00 for non-members

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Additional Info

Event Partners

Professional Horticulture Group South West