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Somerset Garden Day

The first Somerset Garden Day is happening on Sunday 14 May

It aims to get as many people as possible spending a day celebrating their gardens

Taking part is simple – just down your tools and spend some quality time in your garden

On Sunday 14 May Somerset will host its first ever Garden Day to get people across the county celebrating their gardens. The day aims to build on Somerset’s long-standing passion for gardening by encouraging more people to celebrate their own gardens with friends and family.

The only thing people need to do to be involved is to down their tools and spend time enjoying their gardens on Sunday 14 May. Anyone can take part in whatever way they choose and from the comfort of their own home, no matter how big or small their garden space. Whether it’s a rolling lawn, a trellis along the garden wall or potted plant on the doorstep, the day is about celebrating the gardening efforts of everyone in Somerset.

People are being encouraged to spread the word about Somerset Garden Day to get as many people as possible enjoying the benefits of spending time in their gardens. In particular, the day seeks to inspire more people to experience the wellbeing benefits that gardens provide.

Garden centres and gardening groups across the county will be taking part, providing ideas and incentives for people to get involved on the day – no matter how big or small their garden may be. The newly launched Somerset Garden Day website () offers a range of activity ideas for the day including picnics, barbecues, outdoor games and nature trails.

Somerset Garden Day has been launched by a group of passionate gardeners in Somerset who want to dedicate a day to get people spending more time in their gardens and enjoying the benefits that these wonderful spaces have to offer.

So this Somerset Garden Day, It’s time to down tools and celebrate the fruits of your labour. For more information about how to take part, visit www.gardenday.co.uk (live mid March).


The county’s most dazzling and inspiring wildlife gardens open to the public to fundraise for Somerset Wildlife Trust, and inspire us to use our own gardens to help wildlife on our own doorstep

For further details and gardens open to the public click HERE