Farewell to valued colleagues

In recent weeks the National Garden Scheme has lost three dear and much valued friends: Diane Hewitt, Robert Little and…

Derbyshire twins celebrate five years of opening their gorgeous gardens

Twin sisters, Jane Tomlinson and Julie Brown (pictured above with Peter Gardner) have been presented with certificates to mark the…

We’re celebrating £10 million to Marie Curie!

This year marks a significant milestone in our support of Marie Curie. Over the last 26 years our garden owners…

New partnership set to cross-pollinate great gardens and gardening inspiration

Two of the country’s leading names in online gardening and garden visiting are coming together to support the growing community…

A summer of roses

Thousands of National Garden Scheme gardens have roses at the heart of their planting. But what we consider to be…

Explore our gardens on the Isle of Wight

With its micro-climates and sea breezes the gardens on the Isle of Wight come in all shapes and sizes. Whether…

You don’t have to open your garden to get involved and help raise money for the National Garden Scheme

Three years ago we launched our annual Great British Garden Party fundraiser, to give everyone the opportunity to get involved…

Courgette and lime cake

Kick start the summer by baking this delicious courgette and lime cake, recipe kindly provided by photographer Julie Skelton. And…

153 Willoughbridge: A festival of flowers

John Butcher’s garden at  153 Willoughbridge in Market Drayton, Shropshire, opens for the National Garden Scheme on 16 and 17…

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Our donations in 2021

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Donor 2 £500,000
Donor 3 £525,000
Donor 4 £500,000
Donor 5 £425,000
Donor 6 £395,000
Donor 7 £212,500
Donor 8
Donor 9 £75,000
Donor 10 £100,000
Donor 11 £60,000
Donor 12 £230,000
Donor 13 £7,772