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Spiced Apple and Pear Chutney Recipe.

Spiced Apple and Pear Chutney Recipe.

Thursday 3 October, 2019
Making chutney is a great way of storing a seasonal glut of fruit and veg to enjoy in the colder months. This recipe is easy to follow even for beginners.
From the Archive: What were garden openings like in Scotland during the wartime?

From the Archive: What were garden openings like in Scotland during the wartime?

Thursday 3 October, 2019
Eighty years ago, on 26 October 1939, SGS Executive Committee met to discuss the future of the Scheme following the outbreak of World War Two.
Annual Guest Charity Grant - Application

Annual Guest Charity Grant - Application

Wednesday 4 September, 2019
Scotland's Gardens Scheme accepts annual guest charity grants. Apply now for the grant.
Growing for Good. Could you open your garden for charity?

Growing for Good. Could you open your garden for charity?

Tuesday 23 July, 2019
When you open your garden with Scotland’s Gardens Scheme you join a long tradition of helping your community through both charitable funding and the pleasure of visiting beautiful gardens.
We’re currently looking to recruit a number of volunteer positions across Scotland

We’re currently looking to recruit a number of volunteer positions across Scotland

Monday 22 July, 2019
At the heart of our charity there are more than a thousand volunteers - would you like to get involved..?
Pop-up Garden Openings in July

Pop-up Garden Openings in July

Tuesday 2 July, 2019
On Sunday 21st July, we have two pop-up garden openings to add to our calendar.
New Gardens Opening in July

New Gardens Opening in July

Monday 24 June, 2019
Check out our fantastic new July garden-openings...
Our Upcoming Plant Sales - June and July 2019

Our Upcoming Plant Sales - June and July 2019

Friday 24 May, 2019
Buying plants from local sales is a great way to ensure that they are acclimatised as well as being a brilliant source of advice and tips from the growers themselves.
New Gardens Open in June

New Gardens Open in June

Friday 24 May, 2019
We have quite a selection of brand new gardens opening in June - check them out here...
Afternoon Tea on the Allotment

Afternoon Tea on the Allotment

Wednesday 22 May, 2019
As part of Gardens and Health Week we had afternoon tea at Craigentinny Allotments
Lady Lister-Kaye will be hosting Garden Visits in May, July and September

Lady Lister-Kaye will be hosting Garden Visits in May, July and September

Tuesday 14 May, 2019
Garden Visits hosted by lady Lister-Kaye
Our Upcoming Plant Sales - April and May 2019

Our Upcoming Plant Sales - April and May 2019

Tuesday 9 April, 2019
Buying plants from local sales is a great way to ensure that they are acclimatised as well as being a brilliant source of advice and tips from the growers themselves.
Where to walk this winter

Where to walk this winter

Monday 3 December, 2018
After all those mince pies you'll be wanting to get out into a garden, any garden, your garden, or one of these.
Gardens worth exploring this winter

Gardens worth exploring this winter

Sunday 2 December, 2018
There's lots of magic to find in a garden in winter. The trunks of bare trees get a chance to show off their bark. Come and see what these gardens have to show off.
Plants for your Christmas wreath

Plants for your Christmas wreath

Saturday 1 December, 2018
Winter is well and truly here, and Christmas wreathes need to made. We've drawn together some of our favourite plants to include, for your front door decoration. Which is your favourite?
Plants for Christmas time

Plants for Christmas time

Saturday 1 December, 2018
Winter is well and truly here, and Christmas wreathes need to made. We've drawn together some of our favourite plants to include, for your front door decoration. Which is your favourite?
Gertrude Jekyll 175 years on

Gertrude Jekyll 175 years on

Monday 26 November, 2018
The 29th November 2018 marks the 175th anniversary of Gertrude Jekyll's birthday. She was a pioneering garden designer, among her many talents, and her influence can be seen in many of the gardens that open for Scotland's Gardens Scheme.
West Leas garden in October

West Leas garden in October

Wednesday 31 October, 2018
Another month, August has come to the West Leas Garden. We look at back to how it made the garden flourish in 2015.
Annual Guest Charity Grant - 2019 Application

Annual Guest Charity Grant - 2019 Application

Tuesday 2 October, 2018
Scotland's Gardens Scheme accepts annual guest charity grants. Apply now for the 2019 grant.
Gardens to visit in October

Gardens to visit in October

Monday 1 October, 2018
There is something extra special about visiting a garden in Autumn, perhaps it's the crisp cool air, or the extra effort required in pulling on some extra layers.
Gardens to visit this All Hallows Eve

Gardens to visit this All Hallows Eve

Monday 1 October, 2018
We think all our gardens are lovely, but with the right imagination every tree branch can look like a skeleton 's hands and every rustle of leaves is a witch's incantation.
Spooky plants you need this Halloween

Spooky plants you need this Halloween

Monday 1 October, 2018
Here's our top list of the spookiest plants you need this Halloween, nature can be a little trickster too!
Wonder at Scottish woodlands

Wonder at Scottish woodlands

Thursday 6 September, 2018
Autumn is the time to get out into woods, to see the colour change from crisp greens through subtle reds, oranges and browns. See red squirrels stash the remains of their harvests and listen to the birds enjoying the last of the summer warmth.
Charity Plant Sales in September

Charity Plant Sales in September

Monday 27 August, 2018
Roll up, roll up. Make way for some lovely new plants in your garden. September is great time to think ahead to next years garden, to stock up on plants, and handy tips, head to your nearest plant sale.
Organic gardens open in Autumn

Organic gardens open in Autumn

Monday 27 August, 2018
What herbs grow in your garden? This week we look at some lovely herbal gardens you can visit to inspire your own plot.
West Leas garden in August

West Leas garden in August

Monday 20 August, 2018
Another month, August has come to the West Leas Garden. We look at back to how it made the garden flourish in 2015.
Gardens & Health Week 2018

Gardens & Health Week 2018

Friday 17 August, 2018
Scotland's Gardens Scheme is delighted to be working with the National Garden Scheme on 'Gardens & Health' Week 2018 to promote the positive impact of gardening and garden visiting.
Aberdeen Garden Tour

Aberdeen Garden Tour

Monday 13 August, 2018
The gardens lovers of Fife take to the road to visit exquisite gardens in Aberdeen and Angus, most are open under the umbrella of Scotland's Gardens Scheme. It was an inspiring trip for all, and many came back with lots plants!
Flowers for the festival

Flowers for the festival

Saturday 4 August, 2018
Enjoying the capital city during the Fringe? Why not also enjoy some of Edinburgh's finest gardens too?
Allsorts of Allotments

Allsorts of Allotments

Thursday 2 August, 2018
Allotments are open this August, and they'd love you to pop on by.