Flowers take centre stage at Seaglass Gallery art exhibition

‘Flower Power’- a celebration of floral beauty

This exhibition is a collaboration of the Seaglass Gallery in Lympstone and award winning, west- country artists, including Tom Stevenson, Louise Banks and Julie Dunster. It celebrates the timeless beauty of flower paintings from traditional to contemporary and realistic to abstract.

The gallery walls will dance with colour as...

Man standing on a bridge in Ottery St Mary

Flowers for St Saviours

Locals and visitors to Ottery St Mary should spot a little extra colour in the town after Otter Garden Centre planted up some containers for St Saviours bridge.

Group Bedding Plants Manager Richard Lovering and his team brought eight troughs to the bridge, filled with a cheerful mix of polyanthus plants in purple and yellow. They added some red tulips too, so there will be an...

Exmouth flower bed displays solidarity with Ukraine

A special flowerbed display which shows solidarity with the people of Ukraine, can now be admired in Exmouth.

Visitors and residents are able to scan the QR code on signage by the display in Manor Gardens. This takes them to a page where they are able to donate to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

The East Devon District Council (EDDC) project was led by StreetScene...

The RSPB calls for everyone to join the wildlife-planting revolution in the South West

The RSPB is calling for everyone in the South West to join the wildlife-planting revolution after a YouGov survey revealed that three quarters (78%) of people are now doing at least something in their garden or outside space to help wildlife (with 23% trying a lot, 28% trying a fair amount, and 27% trying a little).

The survey, commissioned by the RSPB as part of their Nature on Your...

New wildlife gardening guide shows big potential of small spaces in Devon

A new guide published today by the RSPB and Barratt Developments, which is currently building brand-new communities across Devon, shows how to turn balconies and small gardens into sanctuaries for wildlife.

The RSPB's ‘Welcome Wildlife into Your World' guide gives top tips and advice for bringing nature to your home, especially for people with a small amount of outdoor space such as...

Devon Created - Exhibition of Local Crafts and Flowers

Devon Created is a new and exciting festival organised by a new flower festival team at Crediton Parish Church. For over 40 years there has been a flower festival at the church. This year this exciting new venture will include local Devon crafts, each demonstrating and selling their own crafts, and including spectacular flower arrangements using flowers and materials to complement each craft. The Festival opens Saturday 30th May from 10am to 5pm, Sunday 31st May 11.30am to 5pm, Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd June 10am to 5pm and ends Thursday 4th June 10am to 3pm. Admission and Parking are...

Snowdrop Festival launches at Devon home of world renowned snowdrop collection

Excited snowdrop enthusiasts are set to travel across the UK to an exquisite corner of Devon to see one of the best collections of snowdrops in the world burst into fragrance and colour at The Garden House’s first ever Snowdrop Festival, which takes place January to March.

The Festival will showcase the world renowned Matt Bishop Snowdrop Collection , one of the most diverse...

Toby Buckland's Garden Festival

After the success of last year, Toby Buckland's Garden Festival at Powderham Castle is back and bigger than ever on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May!

There will be explosive 'daytime fireworks' with coloured smoke and showering steamers down from the Gate House. Toby and the Countess of Devon will be cutting the ribbon.

Teign Trees will be swining from the trees at the entrance of the castle! There will also be live music from the Cataclews and much more.

Topsham Flower Club are decorating the Chapel at Powderham with incredible flower arrangements themed on the work...

Wildflower haven for city centre roundabout

A slice of the countryside will soon be springing up at North Cross roundabout in Plymouth city centre as work starts on creating a wildflower haven.

Grassy banks and verges within the roundabout area are to be tilled to plant an mix of seed including cornflower, corn marigold, poppies, ox-eye daisy, red campion and white campion which will bring colour, nectar and visual appeal to the...

Grow Wild in the city

Funky flowers and sensational settings could be on the cards for a community group or organisation in Plymouth with a wild touch.

Plymouth City Council is helping to spread the word about a new fund to transform community spaces from tired to inspired using our native wildflowers, plants and trees.

The funding – of between £500 and £5,000 – is being put forward by the...