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Cornwall's Spring Story

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Cornwall's Spring Story
Saturday 20th March officially marks the beginning of spring in the UK. However, it was unofficially announced by the Great Gardens of Cornwall almost a month ago. So, what is it like to experience spring in Cornwall? And how do the Great Gardens know when to announce its start? 

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Botanical Illustration Workshops are back!

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Botanical Illustration Workshops are back!
Online Botanical Illustration Workshops are now available. Book yours via the website.

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Taking Care of You

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Taking Care of You
Whatever you choose to do, whether it's a cosy inside treat or blowing the cobwebs away outside in the elements, indulge in loving yourself this weekend (and always!) Life's too short not to take a bit more care of ourselves and something most of us probably don't do enough.

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Botanical Inks

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Botanical Inks

It is always fascinating to speak with other creatives and discover their unique processes. We have sold Oak Gall Ink in the shop for sometime now, and frequently hold workshops using this ancient and curious medium. Interested in learning more, I thought it would be great to share a few thoughts with the founder of Creative Roots Naomi Hannam, who supplies our Oak Gall Ink here at Botanical Atelier. Q. We absolutely love your oak gall ink here at Botanical Atelier, what inspired you to first start making inks? I have always loved learning about plants and the abundance that...

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Meet Alice, and engage with plants for mental wellbeing.

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Meet Alice, and engage with plants for mental wellbeing.

Hi there! My name is Alice and I’m a relatively new member of the Botanical Atelier team. I’ve had the great joy of working in the shop for the last few months and getting to know so many lovely faces, in between lockdowns of course.      A little about me    I'm a Horticulture student at the Eden Project with a background in anthropology, teaching and adolescent mental health. I’m obsessed with the beauty, complexity and diversity of plants - from the 50+ indoor house plants I take care of (they’re really taking care of me at this point)...

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