What took place for National Gardening Week 2022?\nWhether it’s sowing seeds together, taking a moment’s break to nurture your houseplants or kicking back with a cup of tea in your favourite green space, there’s so much joy to be found in gardening – and that’s exactly what we celebrated during 2022’s National Gardening Week."},"type":"Text"}"> Your dose of gardening joy at the RHS Gardens\nThroughout the nation’s biggest celebration of gardening, activities took place at all five RHS Gardens. On RHS Garden Day, the first day of National Gardening Week, floral crowns were made at RHS Gardens Wisley in Surrey, Bridgewater in Salford, Harlow Carr in Yorkshire, Hyde Hall in Essex and Rosemoor in Devon.","rightImage":"","rightLinkText":"","rightLink":"","title":"","rightHeading":""},"type":"TextTwoColumn"}"> Sharing the feel-good power of plants\nThroughout National Gardening Week people shared their love of gardening on social media using #RHSGardenDay and #NationalGardeningWeek. Whether that was a walk through a local green space, sowing seeds with little ones or getting on top of the pruning, it was wonderful to see so many experiencing the feel-good power of plants.","leftImage":"","rightText":"","rightImage":"/getmedia/543a6284-11de-4b63-bdf8-469c7eb5f349/A-child-looks-at-blossom-in-spring-at-RHS-Garden-Wisley.jpg?width=940&height=627&ext=.jpg","rightLinkText":"","rightLink":"","title":"","rightHeading":""},"type":"TextTwoColumn"}"> Community gardens unveiling\n\n

We celebrated four new community green spaces on RHS Garden Day, Monday 2 May. Created through an RHS fund, each of the gardens in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales will be an inclusive and welcoming green space. We received hundreds of applications for the grant scheme and you can learn more about the winners by visiting our RHS Garden Day page:

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Everything you need to know...","items":[{"collapse":false,"title":"When did National Gardening Week start? ","text":"

Ever since the first celebration in 2012, the annual event has grown in popularity. Each year National Gardening Week sees thousands of people sharing their love of gardening, hosting events around the country and talking about what they're growing on social media. 

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National Gardening Week is the nation’s biggest celebration of gardening and raises awareness of the difference that gardens and gardening can make to the lives of everyone in the UK. It inspires more people, particularly the next generation of gardeners, to experience the joy of growing and creating beautiful green spaces.

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