Greening St Austell
A diverse group of business leaders, community groups, artists, heritage organisations, educational institutions and local politicians have come together to create a response to the challenges and opportunities facing the town of St Austell.
Join our sunflower competition!
Now that spring is here, we’re inviting anyone who loves gardening and plants to join in with our sunflower growing competition.
Jenny Beavan installation
A ceramic installation of clay country core samples will be installed at the Mount Charles roundabout.
A new statement landform garden installation is being created by local garden designer Darren Hawkes, on the road at the entrance to Pinetum Gardens as part of the key entrance gateways Greening project.
Wild flower verges
The landscape bordering the A391 and its roundabouts are being transformed into a 6,000-metre flourishing Wildflower Corridor and Perennial Meadow Garden – the first of its kind in Cornwall.
Six roundabouts on key entrance roads into St Austell have been identified to become sites along the Garden Route set to host beautiful new horticultural installations.
2019 Garden Festival
Save the date!
This years festival is currently postponed until further notice, we will update you as soon as we can.
An invitation to all local schools
This year’s theme is Edible Gardens. All participating schools will be given a crate to plant up, along with compost and seeds.
Garden Festival roots
The annual Garden Festival in St. Austell, Cornwall is a celebration of the town’s famous gardens, beautiful surrounding landscapes, it’s bio-diverse local wildlife and all things green and gardening!