National Gardening Week was launched six years ago by the RHS and since then has grown into the country’s biggest celebration of gardening. Thousands of people, gardens, charities, retailers, culture and heritage organisations and groups get involved and you can too.
In 2017 at the RHS, National Gardening Week is all about helping new gardeners to get growing plants. At our four RHS Gardens, we will be running activities and events which will inspire and help new gardeners, including creative ideas, tips and suggestions for plants to grow indoors and outdoors.
Here are some suggestions if you’d like to get involved in 2017.
Join the celebrations
Events and activities are being run up and down the country. From beginners workshops to guided walks, face painting to garden parties, there’s something for everyone and everyone is invited. Find out what’s on.
Would you like to throw a garden party, love your neighbourhood park or think your local street could do with a tidy up? Well if so, you can get involved in National Gardening Week by running your own event and registering it with us online. No matter how big or small your idea, we’d love to have you involved.
Do something fun
There are plenty of things you can do yourself or with your family to get into the spirit of National Gardening Week, from growing tomatoes on your windowsill to sprucing up your driveway.