Carminowe Valley Garden, Cornwall; a garden worth exploring

This lovely Cornish cottage hides a delightful garden that wends its way down through roses and shrubberies, wildflowers, over babbling…

The Hospital of St Cross, Winchester; tranquility in troubled times

The Medieval Hospital of St Cross nestles in water meadows beside the River Itchen and is one of England’s oldest…

Broughton Poggs and Filkins Gardens; a fabulously floriferous garden group

In the picturesque hinterland where Oxfordshire merges into the Cotswolds, the adjacent villages of Broughton Poggs and Filkins have organised…

Stuart Cottage, Surrey; a September opening remembered

As our gardens begin to reopen it’s lovely to remember the stunning September we had in 2019. Long, late summer…

Doddington Place, Kent; a garden to discover

The venerable gardens of Doddington Place have supported the National Garden Scheme for over fifty years. It was the garden…

Paulmead, Gloucestershire: the charm of The Cotswolds

Nestled in The Cotswolds, Paulmead is a one-acre garden that reflects the character and charm of its famous surroundings. In…

Help support our nurses: a thank you from our Chairman

Martin McMillan has been Chairman of the National Garden Scheme for nearly six years and a trustee for nearly fifteen.…

The World Garden at Lullingstone Castle; round the World in Eighty Plants – and more

Last week we featured a film of Diana Hart Dyke’s garden in Hampshire including her daughter Miranda Hart. Now we…

The Smithy, Derbyshire: a hidden treasure

The Smithy is nestled in the backstreets of Buxton, concealed up a flight of narrow stairs. Masterfully blending working areas…

Watlington House, Reading; a garden for the future with a link to the past

The Geoff Hill Memorial Garden at Watlington House in Reading, Berkshire is an attractive walled garden belonging to the oldest…

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