Do you imagine yourself opening your garden to the public? Well, actually garden visiting is one of the most popular British leisure activities. It is an avenue where you can admire other people’s garden, a chance to see how they live. Feature on Noel Kingsbury article posted in The Telegraph is the in and outs of opening your garden to the public.
Garden visiting has been coordinated by National Garden Scheme which started back in 1927 to raise for The Queens Nursing Institute and it was rooted among the aristocratic and wealthy to open their garden to let the middle class. Nowadays, anyone is free to join the scheme where one can meet and greet different people.
Although, garden visiting don’t always have its shining moments. Over the years people are quite hard to persuade to open their garden and there were also incidents which make them even reluctant. But still the tradition is still very alive and also has its very good effect. It bonds people together sharing same interest. It motivates and helps each other to make friends. Check Noel’s article on the link below: