Gardeners' tips

Hear from our gardeners and get lots of gardening inspiration and ideas to make the most of your outdoor space

A gardener working in the beds at Sissinghurst, Kent
View of Wallington crocus lawn in the walled garden

Spring gardening tips  

Our gardeners share their knowledge and expertise to help you make the most of your garden this spring. You'll discover how to create an eye-catching display of blossom and top tips for container growing, plus a video on how to prune hydrangeas.

How to grow your own

Grow the perfect veg

In this video, Rebecca Bevan, the author of The National Trust School of Gardening, meets the gardener who looks after the veg plot at Nunnington Hall in Yorkshire. Find out about lots of different topics, including soil health, compost and planting. You'll also come away with some helpful tips on how to create a veg bed in your own garden.

Top tips for growing herbs
What's in season
Decorations for your garden
" I was a Head Gardener for 20 years and you never stop learning. You need to be creative, prepared to try new things and inspire a wide range of people. "
- Ian Wright, lead gardens adviser
School of Gardening

The National Trust School of Gardening  

From herbaceous borders to sustainable gardening, The National Trust School of Gardening is inspired by 300 years of horticultural history and top tips from our gardeners. With clear and practical advice for garden development and beautiful pictures, this guide is suitable for all experience levels. Buy a copy from our online shop.

Honey bee feeding on a dahlia flower

Help protect pollinators 

Bees play a vital role in the natural world around us but they're under threat. By donating to support nature and wildlife at the places in our care, you'll be helping to protect these pollinators and the green spaces they call home. Now more than ever, we need your help to look after the nature and wildlife we all find comfort in.

Gardeners' essentials

See our range of decorative and practical items for making your garden great