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Autumn Treasures Inspire Creativity

23 October — 1 November 2009

at The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Harvest time at The Lost Gardens of Heligan is an experience for all the senses. The fruits of Heligan's productive year are beautifully presented in the annual Harvest Display, whilst the flavours are served in homemade, seasonal dishes in the Heligan Tearoom.

A variety of art and wildlife activities will be on offer during the Harvest Display, encouraging visitors to creatively engage with the natural beauty of the season. Be a part of the celebration at this bountiful time of year, infused with jewel like colours and the sense of harvest excitement and help us reflect on the importance of our surrounding natural world.

Heligan Harvest Display

The fruition of the gardening year, Heligan's outstanding and varied range of produce is harvested and lovingly arranged in spectacular displays, by the Heligan team. Pumpkins, squashes, gourds, onions, shallots, kiwis, figs, grapes, apples, aubergines, peppers, quince, leeks, artichokes, chillies, root vegetables, cut flowers, honey as well as charcoal and timber products are just some of the ingredients that combine to create this stunning visual feast.

From the Productive Gardens to the Outer Estate and Jungle the hustle and bustle of harvest activity fills the air. With flowers, fruit and vegetables from the Productive Gardens to Wiltshire Horn Lamb from the Outer Estate and Kiwis from the Jungle, every part of the estate is represented by its own unique offering to celebrate the diversity of Heligan's produce.

With over 15 varieties of pumpkins and 75 different types of vegetable, the Hel