Why visit a garden?

Ok, so why one earth would you want to visit a garden? Well, you don’t have to be an artist in order to enjoy an exhibition in a Gallery…


Sainsbury Centre Photograph by Peter Huggins

And you don’t have to play an instrument to be entertained in a concert…

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so you don’t necessarily have to be a gardener to enjoy a garden…


Tudor Lodgings








Why visit a garden open for the National Garden Scheme?  Well, they are usually private, fun and of a pretty good standard and well they just have that something.  Take a snoop and see what lies behind that garden gate. For more information about the Scheme https://www.ngs.org.uk/


I love to see what people have done to their space; a garden reveals so much about the people, and I usually come away with an idea. Of course gardens are good for health and it is good to get out and explore. The teas are irresistible and of course your visit goes towards the nursing and health charities that  The National Garden Scheme supports:


You can find a garden within 50 miles by using this App

Just follow the yellow arrows……….

and follow me, it couldn’t be easier and it is free: