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Latest news

Get up to date with garden openings, beneficiary news and seasonal articles on our gardens.

Discover different garden types

Are you a lover of cottage gardens or perhaps you are looking for a garden to take your four-legged friend? Maybe you fancy making a weekend of it with a stay in a B&B or somewhere to take all the family?  We have put together pages to show you the many garden types we have on offer so you can see at a glance where your perfect garden may be.

Get your copy of The Garden Visitor's Handbook 2020

The National Garden Scheme Garden Visitor’s Handbook is your essential garden-visiting guide for 2020. From extensive country landscapes and romantic cottage gardens, to urban hideaways and ancient woodlands, we open the gates to a diverse range of exceptionally beautiful gardens across England and Wales. With thousands to choose from, opening from February to October, your perfect garden awaits.

A year of extraordinary impact

2019 confirmed the National Garden Scheme’s extraordinary dual impact, both within the gardens that open and through the donations made with the funds raised at their open days. This report looks at the impact of the £3 million donation the National Garden Scheme made in 2019 and how our beneficiaries use that funding to support thousands of people across the UK.

Daffodil gardens

Daffodils really do herald the start of spring so enjoy these yellow beauties and plenty of other spring blooms in our selection of gardens.

A year in the garden

To help you prepare your green spaces, Head Gardeners for Horatio’s Garden, Stephen, Jacqui and Sallie share their tips for each month of the year to help you get your garden looking its best in 2020.

Gardens open by arrangement

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.

National Garden Scheme App

Looking for gardens on the go? We’ve got the perfect solution – our mobile phone app is available for both Apple and Android phones, and makes garden visiting even easier than before!

Gardens and Health - A path to health

Our Gardens and Health programme raises awareness of the physical and mental health benefits of gardens and gardening. 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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Our donations for 2019

Donor 1 £185,000
Donor 2 £130,000
Donor 3 £100,000
Donor 4 £75,000
Donor 5 £85,000
Donor 6 £85,000
Donor 7 £206,208
Donor 8 £500,000
Donor 9 £500,000
Donor 10 £400,000
Donor 11 £500,000
Donor 12 £250,000