Chat from the HTA National Plant Show

Chat from the aisles of the HTA National Plant Show after ‘an alright’ season include importing from Kenya, under insurance  and rising Xmas tree prices. Read more - members only

Hydrangea macrophylla First Editions® Eclipse® wins Peter Seabrook Award

Hydrangea macrophylla First Editions® Eclipse® has been crowned Best New Plant at BBC Gardeners’ World Live and wins grower Allensmore Nurseries the coveted Peter Seabrook Award.

 

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Apple Peter’s Gold by FP Matthews

Best New Plant at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 

Hydrangea macrophylla First Editions® Eclipse® wins Peter Seabrook Award for Best New Plant at BBC Gardeners’ World Live.  Thrive wins a Gold.  Read more - open to all

Hydrangea macrophylla First Editions® Eclipse®

Meet your new favourite supplier at Glee Home, Gift & Clothing

As the premier event in the garden retail sector gets set for its 50th anniversary, the best of home, gift and clothing suppliers are gearing up to join the Glee community at the NEC, Birmingham, from 10th-12th September. Read more - open to all

Blue Diamond Garden Centres wins RHS Childrens Choice Award

Blue Diamond Garden Centres with the National Trust has won the RHS Childrens Choice award at RHS Chelsea with a garden designed by Ann-Marie Powell.  Read more - open to all

The Blue Diamond Garden

His Majesty The King announced as Patron of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

The RHS is honoured and delighted that His Majesty The King will be the next Patron of the Royal Horticultural Society – the UK’s gardening charity dedicated to helping everyone to garden for health, happiness and the environment.

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The CHA announces its exhibitor line-up for GreenTech Amsterdam

The UK exhibitors are set to meet global growers and breeders, who attend to learn more about how to grow and optimise production in vegetable, floriculture, glass and open field horticulture.

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PetQuip Awards 2024 now open for entries

PetQuip has announced that entries are now welcome as the association’s prestigious awards are launched. Read more - open to all

 PetQuip Awards 2023

SOLEX Exhibition kicks off festivities with Awards Ceremony and Afterparty

SOLEX Exhibition, the premier event that gathers the best and brightest of the outdoor leisure industry, has announced an Awards Ceremony & Afterparty to kick off the excitement of the summer event on the Tuesday 9 July. Read more - open to all

SOLEX's Fire Food & Outdoor Living Evening

Autumn Fair announces line-up of Bellwether Brands

As the UK’s largest retail marketplace hosted in the second half of the year, Autumn Fair returns on the 1st – 4th September at NEC Birmingham as the indispensable destination for buyers to explore a wealth of new and captivating products from the most coveted brands in retail.

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Garden Museum Spring Plant Fair 2024

The Garden Museum’s annual Spring Plant Fair returns on Sunday 14 April, gathering specialist plant nurseries and growers from around the country for a day of plant shopping, talks and workshops for city gardeners. Read more - open to all

Exclusively 2024 'Sold Out' already

Exhibition space at the housewares, gift and small domestic electricals show, Exclusively (11th and 12th June 2024) is already 100% sold, says Show Chair, Will Jones. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair 2024 is the launchpad for new products

During the second day of the UK’s largest and longest serving retail show Spring Fair, buyers from retailers were wowed by the sheer volume and breadth of exciting, innovative, inspirational and unexpected new products. Read more - open to all

Spring Fair 24 New Product Showcase

PATS adds new Aquatics Zone to the 2024 TRADE show

PATS 2024, reverting to its original title of the Pet & Aquatics Trade Show, will introduce a focussed Aquatics Zone to its three-day exhibition, which takes place at Telford International Centre from Sunday, 29th September to Tuesday, 1st October 2024. Read more - open to all

2023 news roundup

We highlight the main events of 2023 including the collapse of Wilko, juggling of the trade shows calendar and the deaths of some notable pioneers in the industry. Read more - open to all

YPHA hold meeting at Coolings as tribute for their mentor Paul Cooling

Digitalis purpurea Apple Blossom wins Best in Show

The Bransford Webbs Plant Company’s Digitalis purpurea Apple Blossom has been recognised as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards, sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), at this year’s HTA National Plant Show. Read more - open to all

New Plant Award winners

Thrive wins Gold award for wildlife garden

Thrive, the national charity promoting gardening for health and wellbeing has scooped a Gold award for their Beautiful Border at BBC Gardeners’ World Live at the NEC Birmingham, offering a place to pause, rest and reflect with nature. Read more - open to all

Border Designer Alexandra Bailey, Client & Garden Mgr & Sarah Bowers Regional Operations Mgr.

UK exhibitor group for spoga+gafa

Gardenex has announced that it will bring a group of innovative companies to spoga+gafa. Read more - open to all

Wyevale Nurseries puts up seven entries for the New Plant Awards

Wyevale Nurseries has entered seven varieties for the New Plant Awards at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show at NAEC Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire on June 19 and 20 (2024).

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Philadelphus Petite Perfume Pink

First FutureGrow Expo unveiled by the HTA

The HTA has announced the inaugural FutureGrow Expo, on 8 October at Stoneleigh Park, to connect horticulture growers with technology innovators. Read more - members only

Fran Barnes

Registration for Glee 2024 now live!

As the garden retail sector gears up for a new September edition of Glee (10th – 12th September, NEC Birmingham), including a half century celebration for the leading annual exhibition, it has been confirmed that online registration is now live. Read more - open to all

Biggest re-think of RHS Shows for a generation

Some of the biggest and most exciting changes for a generation are being made to RHS Flower Shows, taking the world-class Shows to stunning new locations around the country. Read more - members only

Urban Garden Show attracts the ‘Urban Youth’

The RHS’s first large scale indoor urban event, held in a former railway station in Manchester until Sunday, shows the cutting-edge of modern gardening.  Read more - members only

Moss

RHS Urban Show: Growing in the City

What is urban gardening? This question will be raised at the first RHS Urban Show, to be held from 18 to 21 April at the Depot Mayfield in Manchester. Read more - open to all

Solex is back, bigger and better!

Spring has sprung, and we're thrilled to reveal a fresh new look to the Solex website.  Read more - open to all

British Garden Centres sponsors BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre

British Garden Centres, is thrilled to annual its return to the prestigious BBC Gardeners’ World Live for the third consecutive year. Read more - open to all

RHS brings radiance of popular orchid show to the capital

The Royal Horticultural Society is bringing a slice of tropical life to the heart of London as one of its most popular events, the annual RHS Orchid Show, comes to the capital next month. Read more - open to all

Oncidiums and other orchid varieties will be on display at the RHS Orchid Show

BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair returns to Beaulieu

Fans of the great outdoors can look forward to a spectacular celebration of spring plants, gardens and gardening over the first weekend in May when the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair returns to Beaulieu in the beautiful New Forest. Read more - open to all

10 days until Scotland's Trade Fair opens in Glasgow

Choice, creativity and innovation are the recurring themes at Scotland’s Trade Fair. With an impressive 30% of all exhibitors new to the Show, coupled with the launch of many 2024 ranges from existing suppliers, this is the one event to discover, stock and order products for the year ahead. Read more - open to all

Registration is live for Source Home & Gift

Leading UK sourcing show, Source Home & Gift, will be returning to the NEC Birmingham from the 4-7th February 2024, and you can secure your ticket for free now. Registration is now live. Read more - open to all

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