Elf…ish – A Christmas Comedy

Elf... ish - A Christmas Comedy   This year at Pinetum we are lucky enough to host A live theatre production of Elf...ish running from the 18th till the 31st of…

Introduction To Pinetum – Cornwall’s Secret Garden

Introduction Pinetum is Cornwall’s new secret garden, a botanical paradise nestled on the South coast. Home to a wide variety of plants set across 30 acres, Pinetum offers a haven…

Discover the ‘hidden gardeners’ of Pinetum

Have you met our  ‘Hidden Gardeners’ & the sculptor behind them? Sculpter Nigel Wills. Here his wife Lyn tells us about her husband Nigel Wills, a Cornishman who, over the…

The Victorian Gardener

The British are known for their love of cultivating beautiful gardens – a passion which goes back to the Middle Ages. In those days, the gardens were useful and well-ordered,…

The Bullfinch: A Brief History

The bullfinch is known for its distinctive appearance, as it has a stocky body and chunky head with a black cap. It’s front-heavy appearance and thick neck is similar to…

Insect Decline: The Effects on Nature

Insects are everywhere – and with more than 1.5 million species, they are the most common living creature on Earth. Despite many people thinking they’re nothing but a pest, they…