Countdown is on as work on stunning RHS Malvern Spring Festival show gardens officially starts 

Work has officially started on this year’s highly-anticipated RHS Malvern Spring Festival as garden designers broke ground to begin turning their dreams into a blooming reality.

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Garden designers contractors breaking ground

Exclusively Shows launch a new initiative with “the food people”

Exclusively Shows are delighted to announce that Charles Banks from “the food people” will be presenting a food trends talk each day at the show. Read more

Green Living Spaces at RHS Malvern Spring Festival

RHS Malvern Spring Festival today unveiled details of five displays designed to encourage a new tribe of green-fingered enthusiasts. Read more

Applications invited for second year of The Belvoir Flower & Garden Festival

Exhibitor applications are invited for year two of the Belvoir Flower & Garden Festival. In addition to show gardens there will be opportunities to buy plants, garden equipment, ornaments and furniture and craft items for the home and garden and we are already taking exhibitor bookings. Read more

News from The Garden Press Event

Over 100 companies exhibited at the busy 2019 Garden Press Event, with several innovative products to see including Doctor Organic’s Plant Pills, Pop Plants from Kinder Plants and Chesneys wood burning stove that doubles as a barbecue. Read more

Craig Hall with Deco-pak's first Lumipaves

HTA Events Diary Dates 2019

There are plenty of opportunities to catch up with latest insight, information, case studies, industry experts and peers at an HTA event in 2019. Read more

HTA Plant Show

And the winners are….Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase winners confirmed

The second annual Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase Awards was the centre of much industry buzz as the ‘best in show’ were selected by a panel of industry experts, with the winners being celebrated in a special awards ceremony. Read more

New Product Showcase judges

Final call to book your place in front of the Garden Media

With just four weeks to go it is not too late for exhibitors to book a space at the Garden Press Event. Taking place on Wednesday 27 February at the Business Design Centre in London. Read more

Glee expands marketing team

Glee’s dedicated marketing team, responsible for the promotion of the leading garden, outdoor leisure and pet exhibition, has been expanded with the appointment of Grace Reilly. Read more

Grace Reilly

Glee at Spring Fair 2019

As the second annual ‘Glee at Spring Fair’ gets ever closer, the show’s Event Director, Matthew Mein, provides an update on what the industry can expect, and why garden retailers should make the event a ‘must attend’ part of their spring 2019 plans. Read more

Scotland's Trade Fair has highest exhibitor numbers for first time in 10 years

In just 10 days, the biggest Scotland’s Trade Fair in 10 years will open at the SEC in Glasgow where 571 exhibitors have booked stands for Scotland’s main gift buying show opens. Running from 20-22nd Jan there is still time to register for a free entry ticket but be quick as it looks set to be busy show. Read more

Gardenforum reviews a turbulent year for garden retail

Here’s your chance to catch up with some of the events in the retail garden sector that you may have missed. It was a turbulent year with the collapse of Gardman; around 60 garden centres changing hands or closing, Wyevale, Bunnings, Snow and drought. This is open to all. Read more

Gardman's fire started a turbulent year

Helping Children Grow at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) will be returning to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 with a Discovery Zone exhibit titled ‘Helping Children Grow’, promoting National Children’s Gardening Week which takes place between 25 May - 2 June 2019. Read more

Speakers’ Corner comes to Giving & Living in January

Giving & Living is the South West’s largest gift and home trade show, and takes place from 13-16 January at Westpoint, Exeter. Making its debut at the show in January is Speakers’ Corner, sponsored by Grow Exeter and located in the Atrium, where you can get business advice and information from experts.  Read more

Chelsea themes focus on health and reconnecting with nature

Encouraging people to reconnect with nature is a key theme at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with 3 gardens representing natural landscapes, an IKEA garden showing how to grow food in the city and a first garden for the Greenfingers charity. Read more

Welcome to Yorkshire, inspired by canals and waterways

Hillier looks to a next generation for a 74th consecutive Chelsea Gold

The Stihl Hillier centrepiece of the Great Pavillion will be a first Chelsea garden for young designer Lilly Gomm.  She will be backed by a new young team of growers from Hillier Nurseries. Read more

Jo & Emma Fell, Chris Francis, Robert Hillier, Lilly Gomm and Peter Gill

Celebrating 10 years of the HTA National Plant Show

Ensure that you make the most of this year’s HTA National Plant Show by registering to attend in advance at www.nationalplantshow.co.uk and help celebrate its 10th birthday this year. Read more

Glee invests in new app facility

In 2019, Glee joins the digital revolution with the launch of its new exhibition smartphone app, designed to provide an unrivalled matchmaking solution to help suppliers and retailers to get the most out of their time at the show. Read more

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2019

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival supported by Viking will bring a celebration of flowers to the historic Hampton Court Palace from 1 - 7 July. Read more

The RHS Sanctuary designed by Ula Maria at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival.

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2019 highlights
announced

From 5-9 June, the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) newest Show, RHS Chatsworth Flower Show partnered by Wedgwood will return to the magnificent 1,000acre Chatsworth Estate bursting with exciting new content. Read more

RHS Malvern Spring Festival show gardens

Details of eight stunning show gardens at the highly-anticipated RHS Malvern Spring Festival, held from May 9-12, have been revealed by organisers. Read more

Show Gardens Team

Innovative pet products are highlighted in British Pavilion at Global Pet Expo

Seven major suppliers of British pet care products will be exhibiting their latest innovations in the British pavilion at Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida (20 to 22 March 2019). Read more

Supreme Pet Foods

Exciting new products to be launched at PATS Sandown

Seeing the latest pet products launched under one roof is one of the major attractions to PATS visitors, and this February’s show at Sandown Park in Surrey is set to unveil an impressive number of new items. Read more

HTA National Plant Show celebrates 10 years of inspiration,
best sellers and trends

For 10 years the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, has impressed with representatives of British suppliers from across the spectrum including seeds, bulbs and bedding plants through to houseplants, perennials and trees and everything in between. Read more

A new addition to the FutureScape family: FutureScape Spring 12th March 2019

FutureScape - the UK’s largest landscape event and attended last year by 2500 visitors with 180 exhibitors – is entering its ninth and most ambitious year to date.  Read more

Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical returns in June 2019

The UK's premier showcase of housewares, tabletop and small domestic appliance brands returns in June 2019. Read more

Win £250 at Giving & Living in January!

Have a happy January on Hale Events! The organisers of the popular Giving & Living trade show have announced a special visitor offer to bring a bit of sunshine into January – a £250 prize draw each day! Read more

Latest news from Harrogate Christmas & Gift

Harrogate Christmas & Gift will once again open its doors to the festive industry in 2019, straight after the Christmas holidays – from 13th to 16th January 2019 – promising a wealth of exciting new products for the Christmas 2019 season. Read more

Glee at Spring Fair exhibitors reveal plans for the 2019 event

With just weeks to go until the second annual Glee at Spring Fair event (3rd – 7th February, NEC Birmingham) the show’s exhibitors reveal what garden and gift buyers can expect to see from this thriving section of the exhibition.  Read more

Woodlodge's new Rustic range

Many good reasons to visit Scotland's premier fine food event

Be the early bird and re-stock first when thousands of fine food retailers across the UK will head to Scotland’s only speciality food trade show at the SEC in Glasgow from 20-22 Jan 2019. Registration is now open for your complimentary entry ticket. Read more

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