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…

National Garden Scheme President, Mary Berry, receives Damehood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The National Garden Scheme is delighted to announce that its President, Mary Berry, has been made a Dame in the…

Plant in November to get the best out of your bulbs; the tulip bible with Philippa Burrough

The reputation of Philippa Burrough’s stunning Essex garden grows from year to year; recently it was voted one of the…

Funding learning opportunities and the support of student health and wellbeing

One of the National Garden Scheme’s Gardens and Health beneficiaries, Treloar’s is the UK’s leading centre for severely disabled children…

Horatio’s Garden Midlands – Oswestry; familiar family time in the garden

Since 2015 The National Garden Scheme has been supporting Horatio’s Garden and has donated £255,000 to-date to help the charity…

Banana loaf

This recipe is a fantastic solution to using up the overripe bananas in your fruit bowl. Packed full of flavour,…

The Great British Garden Party 2020: A wonderful celebration of gardens

Despite the challenges that September brought in terms of restrictions to socialising, the National Garden Scheme’s first ever Great British…

Bracing a coastal garden for winter winds

In East Sussex, Garden Owner Geoff Stonebanks shares how he prepares for the challenging coastal winter in his garden, Driftwood.…

Gardening through the tough times of lockdown

Jan Rogers MBE, a volunteer gardener who helps open Ponthafren, a community garden in Newtown, Powys for the National Garden…

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