Taking Photos of your Garden
Wednesday 1 February, 2023
As they say, a picture's worth a thousand words and good photos of your garden will increase your visitor numbers. Read more here...
An Overview of Scotland's Gardens Scheme
Monday 30 January, 2023
Want to know more about our charity and how we work? Read more here...
Making the Most of Promotional Opportunities
Thursday 20 May, 2021
Promoting your garden well can be the key to lots of visitors. Read more here...
Create a Video Tour of your Garden
Friday 16 April, 2021
There is nothing like having visitors in your garden and sharing the love of plants with them. Second best is to have people to experience your garden in any possible way. Learn here how to create a video tour of your garden.
Covid-19 Resources for Garden Openings
Friday 19 March, 2021
Useful resources and guidance to assist with garden openings with confidence
Make a Living Roof for your Birds and a Crown Children's Activity
Saturday 30 May, 2020
Megan shows us how to make a living roof for a bird box, plus how to make a flower crown as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Mini Garden Activities with Children
Friday 29 May, 2020
Make a Jar-den and enjoy a scavenger hunt and mini-garden project as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Up-cycling Plastic Plant Pots Children's Activity
Thursday 28 May, 2020
Up-cycle your old plastic plant pots as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Making a Kokedama Children's Activity
Tuesday 26 May, 2020
Join Matilda as she shows you how you can create a Kokedama, as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Make a Mayflower Children's Activity
Monday 25 May, 2020
Get creative and make a May flower, as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Making a Bug Hotel Children's Activity
Sunday 24 May, 2020
Join Eilidh as she shows you how to make a bug hotel as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Grow a Pip Children's Activity
Saturday 23 May, 2020
Join Pippa as she shows you how you can grow a pip from a tangerine, as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Making a Mandala Children's Activity
Friday 22 May, 2020
Learn how to make a beautiful mandala using flowers and plants from your garden, as part of our Gardening with Children activities.
Plant Passports and Plant Sales
Wednesday 4 March, 2020
New plant passport legislation introduced in Dec 2019 may have an affect on your opening if you sell plants. Please have a look here for more information.
Children's Activity Handouts
Friday 26 January, 2018
Scotland's Gardens Scheme is thrilled to be celebrating VisitScotland's Year of Young People 2018. For any garden owners who want to host children's activities. Here are handouts that can be given to families at the garden gate. More to come...
Getting Help from Your Nominated Charity
Thursday 11 January, 2018
Your nominated charity can be very helpful to promote your opening and, often, to organise your teas. Read more here...
Putting up your Road Signs
Wednesday 10 January, 2018
Good placement of road signs can make a big difference to your number of visitors. Read more here...