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With all of us spending more time at home currently, it may inspire you to do more with your own garden or even to try gardening for the first time. But where do you start? Here you’ll find tips and hints plus stories from our garden owners about how they got into gardening …
Despite the current Coronavirus crisis that has forced all its gardens to close, National Garden Scheme Trustees have today (March 23rd) committed in excess of £1 million to its beneficiary charities and tripled its support for community garden projects throughout England and Wales this year.
The National Garden Scheme has announced a new partnership with the Woodland Trust aimed at promoting a wider understanding and appreciation of trees within both a wild and domestic garden setting.
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.
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.
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.
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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