Sarah Raven

All photographs © Jonathon Buckley

We were delighted to announce a new partnership in 2023 with gardening expert, Sarah Raven.  Sharing our passion for gardens and gardening, Sarah Raven will be helping to encourage other like-minded individuals,  passionate about their gardens to open their gates in aid of the National Garden Scheme and to help us raise funds for vital nursing and health charities.

“There are few lovelier things than visiting gardens – famous ones, or unknown. It’s one of my great pleasures – to see how other people design, plan and plant their own spaces small and large — how they grow their veg, prune their roses, organise their bulbs and their grass, let alone how they put things together in containers and in their flower borders. It’s peaceful, absorbing, inspiring and creative all at the same time. It’s one of my favourite things to do with an old mate, or a group of friends who love to be outside, even if they aren’t gardeners. And with lots of the gardens open for the National Garden Scheme you’re able to see gems which are not always accessible to the public so the rewards are often even richer and more surprising than with famous gardens. You feel you’ve chanced upon something that’s somehow secret – that no-one else knows.” says Sarah Raven.

To mark this exciting partnership, Sarah Raven is offering our supporters an exclusive 15% discount on everything you need to add the finishing touches to your beautiful and productive garden. Simply enter code 15NGS24 into your online basket to apply the discount.*

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As part of the partnership we’ll also be sharing regular tips and offers from Sarah Raven for you to enjoy!  Dahlia tubers can be started off in March or April in pots undercover, and then planted out in the garden in late May and June so take a look at Sarah’s top tips for delightful dahlias to help you get a spectacular display later in the year: https://ngs.org.uk/top-tips-from-sarah-raven-for-the-most-delightful-dahlias/.

Sarah with bunch of Sarah Raven exclusive dahlias. Dahlia ‘Perch Hill’, ‘Sarah Raven’, ‘Josie’ and ‘Molly Raven’

* Ts & Cs apply: Offer valid until midnight 31st December 2024. Offer can only be redeemed once and not in conjunction with any other offer code, promotion or discount. Discount applies to the value of the goods only. Standard post and packaging charges apply. Not redeemable against: offline orders, previous orders, gift vouchers, gift wrap, courses, events, sale items or items in the shop at Perch Hill or other retail outlets. For full terms and conditions visit sarahraven.com/terms


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Our donations in 2023

Donor 1
Donor 2 £450,000
Donor 3 £450,000
Donor 4 £450,000
Donor 5 £425,000
Donor 6 £350,000
Donor 7 £350,000
Donor 8
Donor 9 £100,000
Donor 10 £90,000
Donor 11 £80,000
Donor 12 £281,000
Donor 13 £260,000