Portable gardening: words of advice from a garden designer

From balconies in rented homes to doorsteps, a little creativity can go a long way when you’re starting to get…

Creating a living legacy with the Woodland Trust in Wiltshire

Planting a tree is singularly one of  the most important contributions you can make to the natural world either in…

Mapperton Gardens, Dorset; no stranger to film crews

Mapperton, the family home of the Earl and Countess of Sandwich, is no stranger to film crews. This glorious English…

Coronavirus Update – January 2021

In the light of the current deterioration in the national Coronavirus situation and the government’s overriding message that people should…

Planting a bare root shrub rose; step-by-step guide

As long as the ground is not frozen or water-logged now is a good time to plant your bare root…

Help build a directory of Gardens 4 Health

Gardens and Health is a key theme championed by the National Garden Scheme. We recognise the benefits that time spent…

January in the garden: New Year’s resolutions and jobs to do…

Your garden will always benefit from bouts of planning as well as doing, and there’s no better time than in…

Sweet mince pies

This Christmas, our beneficiary Marie Curie invited the chef of their Newcastle Hospice to share his recipe for mince pies.…

Our Impact: Success in a year of crisis …

2020 has been an extraordinary and challenging year. For the National Garden Scheme the news that the country was to…

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