National Gardening Week, an event launched by the RHS four years ago, takes place 13th – 19th April this year. As one of the country’s biggest celebrations of gardening, there is much excitement from retailers, gardens, charities and organisations, over National Gardening Week 2015.
But it’s not just organisations that are getting involved, anyone can take part in the various events and activities being run across the UK. There is plenty to choose from, whether you enjoy beginner’s workshops, guided walks or face painting!
If none of the events take your fancy however, you can organise your own events to do alone or with friends and family. This could be anything from making home-grown jam to building a pond. The possibilities are endless!
What events are in your area?
Below are just a few of the events National Gardening Week 2015 has to offer…
You can join the Head Gardener on a guided walk round these gardens and find out some interesting facts about their history.
The free daily guided walks, led by helpful Garden Rangers, will share history into the creation of these famous gardens.
James Wong, RHS Ambassador will be delivering a talk about his new book, Grow for Flavour.
Go and take a look at the garden team prepare the borders for their summer blooms. Pick up some tips and learn the tricks of the trade.
What else can you do?
In addition to visiting an event in your local area, you can organise your own special activities to help celebrate National Gardening Week. Here are some ideas to get you started…
If you would like to register a larger scale event, such as cleaning up a neglected area, holding a garden party or organising family activities in your local park, head to the official website. You can also email the RHS to discuss your ideas with their staff.
What will you be doing?
Stay tuned for more posts relating to National Gardening Week 2015 and let us know if you’re doing anything this year to get involved. As always, head to our Twitter, Facebook or Google + pages or comment in the box below!