Celebrate at the Source trade show in June!

The Source trade show takes place at Westpoint, Exeter on Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th June. As ever it will be showcasing a range of artisan food & drink, foodservice, essential goods and services. Read more - open to all

Blue Diamond Group to create Artisan Garden

The Blue Diamond Group, the UK’s second largest Garden Centre Group, has announced it will be designing an Artisan Garden at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show when it returns in September. Read more - open to all

The Blue Diamond Forge Garden

What to look out for at Virtual Chelsea

Visitors will be able to shop at RHS ‘Virtual’ Chelsea Flower Show which runs from 17-21 May with new content daily such as virtual garden tours. Read more - members only

100 not out! Harrogate Flower Show reopens gates

The North of England Horticultural Society (NEHS) is once again getting ready to sow the seeds of recovery with the 100th anniversary of its iconic flower show in Harrogate. Read more - open to all

spoga+gafa cancelled for 2021

Having been postponed till August, the world's largest garden lifestyle trade fair, spoga+gafa, has finally been cancelled for 2021 due to the COVID-19 situation and the related restrictions. Read more - members only

GLEE to return September 2021

After over a year away from in-person events, Hyve Group are delighted to announce that Glee will return to the NEC Birmingham from 14th – 16th September 2021. Read more - open to all

Spring & Autumn Fairs launch online marketplace for all year trading

Hyve Group is to launch the Spring & Autumn Fair Online Marketplace, enabling the wholesale home, gift, and fashion business to trade throughout the year. Read more - members only

Flower Trials cancelled

Despite optimism in March, the unstable situation with COVID-19 has led FlowerTrials to cancel the physical event for 2021 and work on a digital alternative. Read more - members only

National Plant Show postponed till 2022

The HTA has announced that this year's National Plant Show will not happen.  Instead, as last year, it will hold the Virtual New Plant Awards. Read more - members only

Cornwall's Catering & Hospitality Trade Show cancelled

Unfortunately, the Expowest Cornwall trade show in Wadebridge, originally due to take place in March, and then postponed until May, cannot take place this year. Read more - open to all

End of month decision for Flower Trials

FlowerTrials® in Holland and Germany remains ‘carefully positive’ that a physical event in week 24 can take place and has set 31st of March as a cut-off date for a final decision. Read more - open to all

spoga+gafa 2021 is postponed to August

Koelnmesse has responded to trade opinion and, for one year only, moved spoga+gafa 2021 to 8 to 10 August 2021. In parallel, Koelnmesse is working on adding digital formats. Read more - members only

BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair announces partnership with Hillier

The new BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair,  taking place in the grounds of Beaulieu in Hampshire from 28 to 30 May, have announced a collaboration with Hillier Nurseries. Read more - open to all

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 - open to all

UK pet industry anticipates return of PATS Telford

UK pet retailers and suppliers have admitted they can’t wait for the return of a ‘live’ PATS Telford exhibition, where they can meet face-to-face for the first time in over 18 months. Read more - open to all

Discarded rope wins Chelsea sustainability award

Ocean Plastic Pots was crowned RHS Chelsea Sustainable Garden Product of the Year by experts including Dragons’ Den investor Deborah Meaden and Marshalls’ Chris Harrop. Read more - members only

Get ready for RHS Virtual Chelsea, one week to go!

There's just over a week until RHS Virtual Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by M&G, goes live. Read more - open to all

The Source trade show stimulates business in the South West

The Source trade show will be one of the first trade shows for a year – and help stimulate South West trade. Read more - open to all

RHS Chelsea Flower Show announces new award

The Royal Horticultural Society has revealed the shortlist for its first ever RHS Chelsea Sustainable Garden Product of the Year Award as the world-famous show strives to promote and highlight the increasing importance of sustainability within the horticultural industry. Read more - open to all

Platts Horticulture - Husqvarna Automower 405X

South West Growers Show to be cancelled for 2021

After much consideration, we (Kernock Park Plants), organisers of the South West Growers Show, have made the difficult decision to cancel this years show (due to be on 6th October 2021) Read more - open to all

Autumn Fair will return in-person on 5th – 8th September

After over a year away from in-person events, Hyve Group are delighted to announce that Autumn Fair will return to the NEC Birmingham from 5th – 8th September 2021. Read more - members only

Major pet companies book their stands at PATS Telford 2021

Bookings for PATS Telford, which takes place on 26th-27th September 2021, are gathering pace as the UK pet industry looks forward to the chance of meeting up face-to-face at a ‘live’ show for the first time in 18 months. Read more - open to all

Aquatics industry looks forward to AQUA’s return

The UK water gardening and aquatics industry is eagerly anticipating the return of AQUA 2021 at the Telford International Centre on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th October. Read more - open to all

Giving & Living 2021 goes online!

The normally Exeter based Gift, Coast and Home trade show is going online! Originally due to take place in January, and then moved to May, unfortunately it cannot take place physically this year due to the staged plan to exit lockdown. Read more - open to all

Christmas & Gift 2021 cancelled

Harrogate Christmas & Gift 2021 – which had been postponed from its original date in January to May – has now been cancelled for this year. Read more - members only

Solex 2021 has been cancelled

After much discussion with LOFA Members, SOLEX exhibitors and visitors LOFA has made the decision to cancel the SOLEX Exhibition this year and re-schedule for July 2022. Read more - members only

Innovations at GPE show gardening is greener

The Garden Press Event showed how the need to reduce peat use, reduce chemical use, reduce plastic use and switch to electric is driving real innovation within gardening. Read more - members only

Kress Mission robotic mower

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 - members only

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 - open to all

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