Celebrate the festive season in style with our wonderful winter tips and hints. Make fun and easy bird food treats, get creative with wreaths and centrepieces, enjoy festive recipes or shop for Christmas gifts. You’ll find it all here…

How to create a Christmas centrepiece

For a unique festive decoration that showcases the very best of winter blooms, National Garden Scheme volunteer and florist, Penny Snell, gives her step-by-step guide on how to create a Christmas centrepiece – perfect for a fireplace, shelf or bookcase.

How to make a home-grown Christmas wreath

Nothing says Christmas more than a beautiful festive wreath adorning a front door – but instead of buying a wreath, have you ever considered making one with materials found in your garden?

Geoffrey’s Great Big Gardening Book Christmas Raffle

Take part in Geoffrey’s (the National Garden Scheme’s favourite dog) Great Big Gardening Book Christmas Raffle and continue to support our Help Support Our Nurses campaign this Christmas.

Festive recipes

From mulled wine to some vegan delights take a look at our suitably festive recipes this Christmas.

Christmas trees: the eco-friendly options

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a beautifully decorated tree glimmering in your home so take a look at the most eco-friendly options.  

Enjoy a Winter woodland walk

Over the festive period why not enjoy a gorgeous winter woodland walk? You can find out about the benefits in this article.

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