For a great day out, that will inspire your creativity, teach you new gardening skills and treat you to new plant discoveries. Discover the best garden shows this spring that you don’t want to miss out on.
Garden shows in April
RHS London Spring Launch (8th – 10th)
After more than a century of the RHS London shows in the Lawrence and Lindley Halls in Vincent Square, these shows are now moving. This year, the RHS shows will take place in the RHS gardens, for an even bigger and better occasion that is set to draw the crowds.
The Spring Launch event kicks off the RHS garden shows for 2019. Expect enchanting displays of unique nurseries, talks led by experts in the field, including the country’s most renowned landscape gardeners, and sneak-peak previews of what designer’s plan to showcase for the show season.
As well as exploring the delightful displays, there will also be spring plants for sale, so you can take inspiration to decorate your own garden.
Book your tickets here.
Harrogate Spring Flower Show (25th –28th)
Rated Britain’s top gardening event by Which?, this is a spectacular gardening event that you won’t want to miss out on.
There’s a lot to discover at this event, so it’s the perfect day out for all the family. With educative aspects as well as entertaining, you’re sure to get your money’s worth.
If you’re looking to learn more about gardening or gain some new skills to impress your friends, the event is full of expert demonstrations and talks. For an enjoyable incentive to put more time into your garden, there are stunning nurseries to inspire you and great shopping to take home your favourite finds.
Browse online and book your tickets now to save money. All profits of this event go towards supporting the North of England Horticultural Society charity, which helps to promote gardening in the North.
Garden shows in May
RHS Malvern Spring Festival (9th – 12th)
Take a trip to the RHS Malvern Spring Festival this May for an unbelievable display of quality nurseries from gardening experts and top designers.
Each designer has full creative license over their gardens to experiment and showcase the best of their ability. With every designer competing to take home the RHS Gold Medal, expect plenty of fierce competition. Why not see if you can predict who will take home the medal!
The theme of the RHS Malvern Spring Festival in 2019 looks to the silver-halide process, which is used in photographic film and paper. This year the unique light sensitivity method celebrates its 180th anniversary, and the show will honour the tradition.
The garden show this year puts its focus on houseplants. It can be a challenge to know how to decorate your small if your live in the city, short on space or have an awkward home architecture. At the RHS Malvern Spring Festival, they tackle this problem with innovative ideas on how to decorate with plants in small spaces. Don’t miss this category if you’re searching for great tips on brining the outdoors indoors.
For expert displays that will leave you with plenty of take-home inspiration, don’t miss the impressive day. Book your tickets online today here.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show (21st – 25th)
The renowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show is back this year. The sleek Chelsea gardens spotlights some of the best designers in the business, who are all competing to win the RHS Gold medal and the award for the Best Show Garden.
This show takes a unique approach to the garden themes, with some designers tackling topical issues such as the alarming effects of climate change on our forests and the trend towards sustainability to protect our planet.
As a world recognised garden event, this occasion doesn’t just showcase the best in horticultural, there’s also a spectacular dining experience too. Raymond Blanc OBE creates an unbelievable menu at this exclusive Chelsea eatery. Whether you stop by for lunch, afternoon tea or just to say you’ve been, you won’t be disappointed.
For a truly unforgettable experience, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a perfect day-out for all the family to enjoy. Book your tickets here.
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