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Floral Charity Cards

Floral Charity Cards

Tuesday 3 November, 2020
Our Trustee, David Buchanan-Cook, has created a range of charity cards and is donating 40% of funds raised to support our charity and our main beneficiaries.
French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Monday 2 November, 2020
Try this delicious recipe from the garden at Leathad Ard, Isle of Lewis. Tastes best when made with home-grown onions!
Courgette Cake

Courgette Cake

Monday 2 November, 2020
Yummy cake by Garden Opener from Leathad Ard, Isle of Lewis. This is a standby cake enjoyed by visitors at garden open days.
Thank you from our Chairman

Thank you from our Chairman

Wednesday 14 October, 2020
Chairman David Mitchell thanks our Garden Openers, Volunteers and supporters
Summer Has Gone @ Maolachy Garden in Early Autumn

Summer Has Gone @ Maolachy Garden in Early Autumn

Monday 5 October, 2020
Garden Opener Georgina Dalton reflects on the end of summer, as she draws up a list of autumnal tasks.
Hunter's Tryst in late September

Hunter's Tryst in late September

Wednesday 30 September, 2020
Video Tour by Jean Knox of her garden at Hunter's Tryst in September.
How To Save Seeds

How To Save Seeds

Monday 28 September, 2020
In this short video tutorial Penny Wright demonstrates how to save and store seeds collected from plants growing in your garden.
Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Monday 28 September, 2020
Elderberry syrup - a tasty drink, high in vitamin C and antioxidants. My number one drink for cold and flu season.
How to propagate from cuttings

How to propagate from cuttings

Monday 21 September, 2020
In this short video tutorial Penny Wright demonstrates how to propagate from cuttings.
Easing Out of Isolation @ Maolachy Garden in July

Easing Out of Isolation @ Maolachy Garden in July

Wednesday 19 August, 2020
Garden Opener Georgina Dalton reflects on reopening her garden in July.
Hunter's Tryst in July

Hunter's Tryst in July

Wednesday 19 August, 2020
Video Tour by Jean Knox of her garden at Hunter's Tryst in July.
Inveresk Village Gardens in the Summer

Inveresk Village Gardens in the Summer

Saturday 1 August, 2020
As we were not able to hold our Village opening this year, here is a collection of tours from some of the gardens which would have been open.
Virtual Summer Garden Festival

Virtual Summer Garden Festival

Thursday 30 July, 2020
We teamed up with Discover Scottish Gardens to showcase a selection of summer garden videos created by our Garden Openers. The event will take place online on 8 & 9 August.
New National Organiser Announced

New National Organiser Announced

Thursday 30 July, 2020
Liz Stewart Announced As a New National Organiser, taking up the reins from Terrill Dobson, who ran Scotland’s Gardens Scheme for five years.
Virtual Garden Tours 2020: An Intimate Look into our Gardens

Virtual Garden Tours 2020: An Intimate Look into our Gardens

Sunday 26 July, 2020
We're thrilled with how our new virtual garden visits and tours have been received! Read here about how our first few months have gone.
19 Gardiner Road July Virtual Garden Tour

19 Gardiner Road July Virtual Garden Tour

Wednesday 22 July, 2020
Enjoy another tour of the garden at 19 Gardiner Road, Edinburgh. This time in July.
Thirlestane Virtual Garden Visit

Thirlestane Virtual Garden Visit

Saturday 11 July, 2020
Join Catherine for a tour of her garden at Thirlestane.
Visitors Guidance During Covid-19

Visitors Guidance During Covid-19

Friday 10 July, 2020
We've missed you greatly and can't wait to see you back in some of our gardens that re-open from 15 July. Please, read and follow our newly introduced health and safety measures to help us protect our community during Covid-19.
2019 Annual Report and Accounts

2019 Annual Report and Accounts

Friday 10 July, 2020
Over 2019, our Garden Openers and Volunteers raised £240,219 for 235 charities. Our annual report and accounts can be viewed here, and includes information about how our charity raises funds.
Douneside House Virtual Garden Visit

Douneside House Virtual Garden Visit

Friday 10 July, 2020
Visit through a virtual photo tour of the gardens at Douneside House.
Kilry Village Virtual Garden Tours

Kilry Village Virtual Garden Tours

Friday 10 July, 2020
Here's a selection of gardens nestled in the gorgeous Angus Glens.
Angus & Dundee Garden Trail Virtual Garden Tours

Angus & Dundee Garden Trail Virtual Garden Tours

Saturday 4 July, 2020
As we were not able to hold our Garden Trail this year, here is a collection of tours from some of the gardens which would have been open.
House of Aigas Virtual Garden Tour

House of Aigas Virtual Garden Tour

Saturday 4 July, 2020
Join Lady Lucy for a tour of her beautiful garden.
Gardyne Castle with June Roses

Gardyne Castle with June Roses

Saturday 4 July, 2020
Gardyne Castle is back with a walk through breath-taking roses.
Kirklands Virtual Garden Tour

Kirklands Virtual Garden Tour

Saturday 4 July, 2020
Walk with Peter through several areas of his garden.
Garth House Virtual Garden Tour

Garth House Virtual Garden Tour

Saturday 4 July, 2020
Join Ann for a tour of her garden in Bridge of Weir.
Gifford Village Virtual Garden Tour

Gifford Village Virtual Garden Tour

Wednesday 1 July, 2020
Enjoy a fantastic tour through seven gardens in Gifford Village, East Lothian.
Heatherwick Farm Virtual Garden Visit

Heatherwick Farm Virtual Garden Visit

Wednesday 1 July, 2020
Take a gentle stroll through the Heatherwick Farm garden, located in Aberdeenshire
No 3 Mains of Burgie Virtual Garden Tour

No 3 Mains of Burgie Virtual Garden Tour

Wednesday 1 July, 2020
Mandeigh Wells-Ali provides an inspiring tour of her garden, managed as a pollinator's paradise.
Glensaugh Virtual Garden Tour

Glensaugh Virtual Garden Tour

Wednesday 1 July, 2020
Join Sue and Donald for a delightful tour of their garden located in Kincardineshire & Deeside.