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Did you know that in the vast majority of our gardens children go free, making a visit to a National Garden Scheme garden a great value day out. Many of our gardens also offer special activities or have features that are of particular interest to children.
If you’re passionate about your garden and your friends and family tell you how lovely it is, then it’s very likely other people will want to visit your garden too. By opening your garden, you’re not only giving people a great day out – you’re also raising money to help those in need.
Have you found the perfect garden using our garden finder only to realise that you’re busy on the open day? A garden open by arrangement accepts groups of visitors to their garden for a more personalised visit, on a pre-agreed date. Usually, the garden will advertise a range of dates available that they are willing to open so that groups can decide on the most suitable option for them.
From prize-winning dahlia’s to delicious fresh produce and heaps of community spirit there are so many special allotments opening.
In 2019 we are focusing on the importance of social prescribing and the role of gardening and gardens in helping to create a positive path to health. We have a host of inspiring stories about people whose lives have been transformed by their gardens, plus garden recommendations tailored to soothe your soul.
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