NGS Garden Features on BBC Gardeners' World
Date Added: 06/03/2014
This week sees the return of the popular gardening show on our screens. Over the next few weeks, Joe Swift looks at gardens that thrive despite their extreme locations. He starts in west Wales in a bog garden; looking at plants that love the rainfall and soggy soil. Featured in their first episode of the year is NGS garden at Dyffryn Fernant. Watch the show on Friday 7th March, BBC2 8:30pm.
Early Season Visiting In Hertfordshire
Date Added: 04/03/2014
Enjoy a spring day out at the beautiful 30 acre estate at Capel Manor Gardens in Enfield. A Georgian Manor House, Victorian Stables, and range of 60 themed and feature gardens await! The garden is open on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th March from 10am to 5pm.
Fantastic Displays Of Hellebores And Snowdrops At Vann
Date Added: 28/02/2014
The displays of Hellebores and Snowdrops are so good at the moment, that the garden owners of Vann have generously decided to hold additional open days for the NGS over the coming weeks. See the fantastic displays at this Surrey garden from 1st to 16th March. Visits By Appointment only.
Snow drops on Wellington!
Date Added: 24/02/2014
There will be snow showers of a different sort on Sunday 2nd March when the delightful spring garden at Moortown, near Wellington, will be the first opening of the year for the National Gardens Scheme in Shropshire.
News from Northamptonshire
Date Added: 18/02/2014
Northamptonshire welcomes in the new season, with 22 new gardens that will open across the year. Their season kicks off with a couple of early openers this month. Why not visit a garden to help shake off the winter blues!
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Quality Garden Tours With Brightwater Holidays
Brightwater Holidays are the UK’s leading specialist Garden Tour Operator and are delighted to have partnered with the NGS to offer exclusive holidays based on stunning NGS gardens.
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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