Everything’s coming up roses: explore our glorious rose gardens this summer

Despite the late frosts the signs are looking good for the roses that fill National Garden Scheme gardens with their abundant beauty and scent…

Bokelly; A Florist’s Cornish Paradise 

There are few pleasures that match that of walking into a room bedecked with a vase of flowers freshly cut from your own garden;…

QNI and National Garden Scheme Announce New Community Nursing Scholarship

PRESS RELEASE 12th May, 2021 The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) and the National Garden Scheme have announced the creation of a…

Talking Tables have inspirational party ware to make your garden party great!

The 2021 Great British Garden Party is here – inspiring bright, beautiful tea parties across the country, in gardens big…

All gardens are magical: how a hospice garden is helping with grief and loss

At the Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford, social worker Andrew Marshall has been busy creating a quiet and tranquil oasis for everyone…

A sanctuary for free-roaming hens

After 14 years of keeping hens, Bridget Allen, Garden Owner of Lillesley Barn in Suffolk, shares how she now cannot…

A growing community in Kent

On the coastline of Kent a community of gardeners are growing their own in hoards. From inspiration from Australia to…

Fascinating facts about the queen bee

The queen bee is the single most important member of a colony of bees. 10 fascinating facts about the queen…

Bee blog for May: Jack Frost has done his worst but all is not lost

Rain has finally arrived to relieve a parched East Surrey. What a difficult April it has proved to be for…

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