Horatio’s Garden: Cherry and Almond Loaf Cake

This delicious cherry and almond loaf cake by Horatio’s Garden is our recipe of the month for August. A slice…

Treloar’s tea loaf

This recipe, for delicious Treloar Tea Loaf, was created by a Liveryman at the Worshipful Company of Cooks as the…

Teddy’s rosemary and lemon biscuits

One of the big draws at any National Garden Scheme opening is the refreshments, especially the home made cakes and…

Glorious garden sponges

Tea and cake is an essential part of the National Garden Scheme experience, so to celebrate our glorious gardens we’re…

HortAid-20 Gardening Competition – helping people in horticulture

One of our beneficiary charities, Perennial, is running a competition to help raise funds for those in horticulture during the…

Garden Closures in the North of England

News Update – July 31, 2020   Following the Government’s latest announcement changing the rules on gatherings in Greater Manchester,…

Sambrook Manor, Shropshire; a romantic country retreat

With its deep, colourful, well-planted borders offset by sweeping lawns  there is plenty to explore at Sambrook Manor in Shropshire…

Mary Berry launches The Great British Garden Party

PRESS RELEASE: August 2020   Mary Berry, President of the National Garden Scheme, has launched a major event that will…

28 Ferndene Road, London; a dream garden realised

It’s all about structure and careful planting in this dramatically sloping suburban garden. Join Garden Owners, David and Lynn Whyte…

Charlton Down House; early summer memories

With its mellow coloured blooms and longer days, the early summer months are often a favourite time amongst our garden…

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