Working together for better plant health

The AIPH is holding an online Plant Health Conference on 24 March 2021, ‘Working Together for Better Plant Health’. It will be free to attend for registered participants.

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BHETA moves the Exclusively Show to August

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BHETA has re-scheduled the Exclusively Show 2021 to Tuesday and Wednesday 24th and 25th August 2021. Read more

RHS postpones Chelsea

The Royal Horticultural Society has postponed the 2021 RHS Chelsea Flower Show to September for first time in History due to Coronavirus. Read more

RHS Chelsea in 2019

Theo Paphitis heads speaker line up at Spring Fair

Heading the speaker line up at the virtual Spring Fair in February are business mogul Theo Paphitis and Beth Horn, Head of Industry, Retail & Ecommerce at Facebook. Read more

Grow21 Festival will be organised online

The new virtual event for the horticulture, gardening and landscaping industry is powered by Kekkilä-BVB, the European leader in horticulture. We invite all to come together to discuss and develop the green industry towards more sustainable growing. Read more

The first virtual At Home Show launches in spring

Sponsors and exhibitors are being sought for the first virtual At Home Show in April, backed by Amateur Gardening, Country Homes & Interiors and Gardeningetc from Future Plc. Read more

Spring Fair in February is cancelled

Due to new UK government restrictions on the reopening of business conferences and exhibition halls, Spring Fair will no longer take place in February 2021. Read more

Scotland's Trade Fair Spring goes virtual for 2021

Given the current restrictions Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring will become a virtual event in 2021. Read more

SWG ShowCase going live!

We’re pleased to be able to reveal our online, virtual “SWGShowCase” that is now live. Each category is full of great information as our 'Exhibitors' have provided images, videos, posters and much more for you to view. Read more

Deadline approaching for SWGS's Virtual Show!

The deadline for submissions is fast approaching as the launch date for this virtual show will be Wednesday 7th October - the date originally planned to hold the physical show - So get your entries in now! Read more

Major pet companies book their stands at PATS Sandown 2021

Bookings for PATS Sandown, which takes place on 14th-15th February 2021, are gathering pace as the pet industry looks forward to the chance of meeting up for the first time since the UK’s lockdown was imposed in March. Read more

Glee gives suppliers a deadline for the Product Showcase

Suppliers have until the 28th August to submit videos for the product showcase at the Virtual Glee Gathering in September. Read more

IPM Essen to go ahead in January

Organisers are confident that IPM Essen will go ahead in January having proved events can be held safely at the venue with the European Bridal Week. Read more

spoga+gafa 2020 forges ahead

Feedback from visitors and exhibitors, says Koelnmesse GmbH, ‘strengthens us in our determination to hold spoga+gafa’ in Cologne in September 2020. Read more

HTA to run New Plant Awards - Virtually

The HTA will be hosting its New Plant Awards as a ‘virtual’ event this year following the cancellation of the National Plant Show in June due to Coronavirus. Read more

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery

Survey on future of spoga+gafa 2021

The future of spoga+gafa 2021 which has been moved permanently to a date in late spring will be decided at the beginning of March after a survey of participants. Read more

Harrogate Flower Shows Spring Essentials moves to May

Organisers of Harrogate Flower Shows have today announced that the Spring Essentials event will take place a month later on 20 - 23 May 2021. Read more

SPOGA+gafa postpones decision on the May/June event

The organisers of SPOGA+gafa are to decide in late February / early March if the event is to go ahead as planned on its new dates 30 May – 1 June 2021. Read more

Harrogate Christmas & Gift delayed to early May

Harrogate Christmas & Gift Fair, normally held in January, has been postponed to Sunday 9th May to Tuesday 11th May 2021 at the Harrogate Convention Centre. Read more

Registration for AQUA 2021 now open

AQUA 2021, the market-leading showcase for the UK’s water gardening and aquatics trade, will be returning to the Telford International Centre on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th October, 2021. Read more

2021 Garden Press Event goes virtual

The Garden Press Event in March 2021 has fallen victim to Coronavirus.  The industry event for the gardening press will continue online only. Read more

Green shoots for Harrogate Flower Shows in 2021

Harrogate Flower Shows are sowing the seeds of hope for the UK gardening calendar with plans for a special Spring Essentials event in April. Read more

RHS announces plans for Chelsea Flower Show 2021

The RHS has announced its plans to safely run the 2021 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with many new precautions due to coronavirus to protect everyone at the Show held at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. Read more

New dates for PATS Sandown 2021 announced

Organisers of PATS Sandown have announced the show will be moving to a new date in 2021. The two-day pet industry exhibition will now be held on Tuesday, May 11th, and Wednesday, May 12th, again at Sandown Park, Surrey. Read more

Hale Events postpone 2020 Exeter Westpoint Christmas Shopping Fayre

Sadly, due to continuing Covid-19 restrictions, show organisers Hale Events have had to cancel this year's Christmas Shopping Fayre. Read more

“Book ahead with confidence,” says South West trade show organiser

Covid-19 has hit the UK tourism sector hard in 2020, although the late surge in “staycations” is now helping to fill up resorts. But what will 2021 hold – especially for the South West, which is so reliant on holidaymakers? Read more

Mike Anderson

Hyve unveils a virtual Glee Gathering

Exhibition organiser Hyve has unveiled Autumn Fair @ Home and Glee Gathering, two virtual forums in September substituting the live shows. Read more

Glee 2020 has been cancelled

Months of ‘will it? won’t it?’ have ended with the news that Glee 2020 has been cancelled along with Pawexpo. Instead there will be a two day virtual forum. Read more

Is there an appetite for Glee 2020?

It’s 15 weeks till the start of Glee. Invoices have arrived with exhibitors for final payments to participate in the exhibition. But will the show be going ahead? Read more

Virtual Chelsea goes live

Virtual Chelsea goes live with videos and articles from horticulture's finest - all free.  There is also a programme on BBC 2 each night. Read more

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