Enchanting Winter Garden Open In Hertfordshire
Date Added: 08/11/2013
Visit Hertfordshire's wonderland garden this weekend when 42 Falconer Road in Bushey opens its gates for an enchanting opening on the evening of Saturday 9th November. Come along to explore this magical garden with its fairyland lighting and hidden curiosities. Children are very welcome and don't forget to bring a torch!
Date Added: 31/10/2013
Due to the recent adverse weather conditions, Lindors Country House in Gloucestershire, is unable to open on Sunday 3rd November as advertised. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Special Evening At Stoberry Garden
Date Added: 21/10/2013
Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a very special evening at Stoberry Garden, as Somerset holds its final NGS opening of 2013. The garden will be wonderfully lit up to enhance every part of the garden. Refreshments will be available and sparklers for the children too.
Anneka's Festival Challenge
Date Added: 16/10/2013
June 2013 saw the first ever NGS National Gardens Festival Weekend. Anneka Rice was indomitably cheerful, as were pilot Jonno, cameraman Archie and all the volunteers looking after the gardens. To all those involved, THANK YOU so much! Here is a short film following Anneka Rice over the weekend, as she re-lives her 'Treasure Hunt' days, complete with jumpsuit and helicopter!
Somerset NGS First Ever Raffle Draw - Winners Announced
Date Added: 15/10/2013
The first ever NGS Somerset Summer Raffle was drawn at The Yeo Valley Organic Garden on Wednesday 9 October by Jekka McVicar. Nearly 2000 tickets were sold with principle prizes generously donated by Brightwater Holidays, Ston Easton Park Hotel and Almondsbury Garden Centre. The winners have been drawn - view the winning ticket numbers here!
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Newsletter Competition Winners Announced
The five lucky winners of our summer newsletter competition have been announced. Each has won a Green Johanna home composting kit from Great Green Systems. Congratulations to you all!
Group Visits & Tours
A successful group day out is all in the planning so here at The National Gardens Scheme, we like to make sure that you’ve got all the information you need to get the most out of your group visit.
Elspeth Thompson Bursary
The National Gardens Scheme offers a bursary in memory of enthusiastic supporter Elspeth Thompson who died in 2010. The bursary is administered by the RHS and is available to provide financial assistance to amateur gardeners
NGS Backs Hospice Care Week
The NGS is proud to back Hospice Care Week (7 to 13 October 2013). The theme of Hospice Care Week this year is ‘Every moment counts. Every action counts. Because you count.’. Help hospices continue to provide unique, personal quality care for people of all ages - whoever they are, wherever they are and whatever their illness.
A Blooming Good Partnership For People With Parkinson’s
Parkinson’s UK and The National Garden Scheme (NGS) have joined forces to encourage people with Parkinson’s to get out into the great outdoors and visit a local garden. Parkinson’s UK will receive a donation in the region of £100,000 from NGS to support their nursing fund.
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