Welcome to your October newsletter!


Our garden is now closed until the 1st March 2015, but you can still come and visit the Nursery. It's open all year round, with some very special plants and shrubs for sale. 

Enjoy your October newsletter and we hope to see you 
visiting Trewithen soon.

Ancient path uncovered during routine work

Routine clearing work has unearthed an ancient path believed to have been hidden for over 200 years. Our head gardener, Gary Long, made the discovery completely by accident whilst carrying our restoration work on the Georgian water gardens, which are currently a woodland walk but are being reinstated - starting with the laurel clearance before replanting begins. 

Whilst cutting back laurel foliage on a bank, Gary noticed it leveled out on top - which is unusual. He felt it needed further investigation. 

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The nursery now has its own Facebook page!

Our nursery propagates more than 1500 varieties of top quality, and often rare shrubs, trees and plants many of which are from the iconic specimens found within the garden. 

In order to keep you up-to-date with news from the nursery we've set up its very own Facebook page. We're pleased to report that it's already got a great following after only a few days! 

Find the page here...


October's plant of the month is...

Rehderodendron macrocarpum

A member of the Styracaceae family and grown for its autumn interest. This small deciduous tree has good autumn colour on its finely serrated leaves and produces bright red to cream coloured pendant fruits. 

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