The Queen's Nursing Institute

The Queen's Nursing Institute works with the public, nurses and decision-makers to make sure that good quality nursing is available at home for everyone when they need it.

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Enjoy a great day out, and raise vital funds for nursing and caring charities, by visiting an open garden. The 2016 NGS Yellow Book lists them all. 

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The National Gardens Scheme

The so-called ‘bible’ of garden visiting and the key to secret gardens of England and Wales, The Yellow Book 2015 is your essential guide to the thousands of gardens that open for the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).
Gardens which welcome visitors on behalf of the NGS help raise much needed funds for nursing and caring charities, including (insert charity name).
2014 saw the NGS donate £2.5million to its beneficiary charities, and in the last 10 years it has donated in excess of £20 million!
To purchase your copy of the Yellow Book 2015 at the special discounted price of just £9 (rrp £11.99) including both post and packing to UK postal addresses, please order via the NGS website www.ngs.org.uk and use the following promotional code when prompted (insert promo code).
Please note: The Yellow Book 2015 will be published in early February 2015, and will be dispatched shortly thereafter. Please allow 7-14 days for delivery and longer for European or Worldwide destinations.

Every year, thousands of private gardens open as part of The National Gardens Scheme to raise funds for charities, including the QNI. 

By visiting an open garden, you not only enjoy a healthy, fun and interesting day out, but you are also raising vital funds for community nursing.

In 2014, The NGS donated £2.5million to its beneficiary charities, and in the last 10 years it has donated in excess of £20 million. In 2015, the NGS donated £250,000 to the QNI, without which we would not be able to run many of our projects. The NGS's target is for 80p of every £1 raised to be donated to its beneficiary charities.

'The Yellow Book' is your essential guide to the thousands of gardens that open for the National Gardens Scheme. You can pre-order the Yellow Book 2016 with a special £2.99 discount from the NGS website. Simply enter the code QNIYB16 when prompted to do so. Visit the NGS website here

NGS Garden Finder 

You can also find out which gardens are open when and where easily online.

On the NGS website: http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden.aspx

As a smartphone app: http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/garden-app.aspx 

NGS Yellow Book

 

 

 

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