Pembury House’s gingerbread loaf

Over the years, Pembury House garden owner, Jane Baker, has found that the cakes served at her garden openings rise…

Spring gardens to explore

As snowdrops make way for daffodils, blossoms and other spring bulbs, our gardens are coming to life! We’ve brought together…

Passion, purpose and pride

By Communications Manager, Vicky Flynn Each year the small head office team from the National Garden Scheme sets out on…

Rachel de Thame joins the National Garden Scheme as a new Ambassador

The National Garden Scheme is delighted to welcome Rachel de Thame, one of the country’s favourite gardening media personalities, as…

Westview’s Snowdrop Festival soup

The gardens open during our Snowdrop Festival offer visitors the opportunity to see the first signs of spring, and discover…

The Laburnums’ warming winter soup

Snowdrops are the perfect antidote to the winter blues and spending the afternoon at one of our Snowdrop Festival gardens…

Winter gems

Assistant County Organiser for Berkshire, Graham O’Connell looks at the history of snowdrops, how to grow them and, most importantly,…

Top tips for new allotment holders

Thinking about taking up an allotment this summer? Caring for a plot can be quite a commitment but once you…

Make your New Year resolution a gardening one …

… whether it’s to start Veganuary as you mean to go on, exercise more in the garden or simply ditch…

A year of extraordinary impact

2019 confirmed the National Garden Scheme’s extraordinary dual impact, both within the gardens that open and through the donations made…

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Our donations for 2019

Donor 1 £185,000
Donor 2 £130,000
Donor 3 £100,000
Donor 4 £75,000
Donor 5 £85,000
Donor 6 £85,000
Donor 7 £206,208
Donor 8 £500,000
Donor 9 £500,000
Donor 10 £400,000
Donor 11 £500,000
Donor 12 £250,000