As we reach the end of October with autumn storms raging, it’s good to remember the Gardens hold attractions all year round. And when the weather lets up, we’ll be sure to get out there again! That’s just what Alison … Read more
It is exactly 130 years ago – on Friday 27th September 1889 – that Morrab Gardens was officially opened. It must have been a grand occasion for the town, with a procession consisting of “The Mayor and Corporation, the Rifle … Read more
Local photographer Andy Reid recently sent us some more of his photos, capturing the intricate detail of flowers and plant structures that he finds in the Gardens. Andy has done a lot of work in the Morrab Gardens, using the … Read more
Flowering bulbs are so rewarding in any garden, no matter how big or small. We can, with an easy conscience, ignore them for most of the year but they will reliably return each spring to bring colour to forgotten corners … Read more
When the Cornish Magnolias flower, Spring has arrived! Gardeners at six of the Great Gardens of Cornwall watch their champion magnolia trees as the blossom unfolds, and when all six have at least 50 blooms open, the start of Spring … Read more
Our plant sales took a break for Christmas, but we’re back next week with more lovely plants which have been propagated by volunteers from the Friends of Morrab Gardens. We’ll be selling plants from the greenhouse in Morrab Gardens on … Read more
We wish all Friends and visitors to Morrab Gardens a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Although we’ve taken a break for the holidays, plant life in the gardens continues; early-flowering camellias, such as this Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’ have been … Read more
We are happy to arrange visits of school groups to Morrab Gardens and last year, with support from Councillor Jim McKenna’s community fund, the Friends of Morrab Gardens established an ‘outdoor classroom’ to provide a safe place where teachers can … Read more
The weekly plant sales which we introduced this year have been a great success! Thank you to everyone who has bought plants from us over the past few weeks.
As the autumn planting season comes to an end, we will … Read more