Unexpected pleasures: How a sensory garden is supporting local women in York

Veronica Brook, County Organiser for West and South Yorkshire (pictured above left with Gill), visited the Kyra Women’s Project in…

Growing with confidence

For five years the National Gardens Scheme has supported a traineeship at The Garden Museum – with the Leffman Trust…

Chloe’s picture wins national competition

Fifteen-year-old Chloe Lawrence from Gloucester was presented with a cheque to buy photographic equipment after winning a national photographic competition.…

The Nation’s Favourite Gardens – Winners Announced

Thousands of you voted for your favourite gardens from our shortlist of 30 of the country’s finest, all of which…

Visit a garden: ‘It’s a renewal of yourself’

As part of our Gardens and Health programme we offer free garden visits for the service users linked to our…

A year in the garden

At this time of year, a garden in bloom can feel a long way away. However, in just a few…

Horatio’s Garden recipe of the month for November

The National Garden Scheme has been supporting Horatio’s Garden since 2015 and has donated £255,000 to-date to help the charity…

Gardening is like taking a mental break

In the month that hosts World Mental Health Day and Public Health England launched its ‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign, we…

National Garden Scheme partnership and commitment to health and wellbeing recognised at Macmillan Cancer Support awards

The National Garden Scheme were in good company when we attended Macmillan Cancer Support’s Corporate Partnerships Awards Evening at Museum…

Mind’s recipe of the month

It’s World Mental Health day this October and to celebrate, we’ve got a recipe from leading mental health charity, Mind.…

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