Annabelle Padwick’s Seminars for GLEE announced

Life at No.27 has been announced as an official partner to GLEE 2019. Founder of Life at No.27 and National Growing for Wellbeing Week, Annabelle Padwick, will be an expert speaker at the show every day. Read more

Four Oaks Show NEW product launch

Anglo Eastern Trading will be launching 26 NEW products at the Four Oaks Trade Show on 3rd & 4th September. Read more

Diamond Planter in 3 colours-4

Work begins on the world’s largest show garden at The Game Fair 2019, Hatfield House

Work has begun at Hatfield House on the world’s largest ever show garden. The garden will be unveiled at The Game Fair 2019, which takes place at the Hertfordshire estate on 26th – 28th July. Read more

Innovation and sustainability at the National Plant Show

The NPS had a busy first day with more colourful displays than ever, crammed into the Stoneleigh venue. The environment, marketing innovation and technology were key themes. Read more

Farplants' Brett Avery with the Wellbeing promotion

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ takes Best in Show at New Plant Awards

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show. Read more

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

Celebrating 10 years of new plants at the HTA National Plant Show

New plants will once again be taking centre stage at the 10th HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, which takes place this week on 18 and 19 June at Stoneleigh Park. Read more

Meet the right people with Glee’s new App

Stand bookings for Glee are up 15%.  During an up-coming workshop for exhibitors, organisers ITE are to unveil a new app for making appointments at the show. Read more

37 On Trend Exhibitors involved in the Trend Displays at Exclusively Shows

The results are in! Exclusively Shows are delighted to announce 100 products have been selected from 37 exhibitors to reflect the trends Satori, Traveller and Fellowship as Identified by Scarlet Opus.  Read more

Solex launches its own website

The Summer Outdoor Leisure Exhibition which will be opening its doors to the most influential buyers from within the garden industry on 9 July 2019, has launched its very own website to help visitors to register and attend the event. Read more

New craft area at Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn

Scotland's Autumn Show not to be missed with new craft area and spectacular launch gallery. Read more

Contestants and Show Gardens announced for the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award

The four contestants taking part in the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Young Landscapers Award, and the Show Gardens that they’re to build, have been announced. 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

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

RHS cuts London Shows to one

The RHS has cut back the once famous monthly flower shows at the Royal Horticultural Halls in Vincent Square to only one for 2019, The RHS London Spring Launch Show. Read more

Vincent Square

ITE agrees to buy the owner of Glee and Spring Fair

ITE has agreed to buy 7 exhibitions from Ascential, formerly EMAP, that include Glee, Spring and Autumn Fair. Read more

Glee Connect app now live!

Introducing the Grip smartphone application to optimise retailer and manufacturer presence at Glee 2019. Glee Connect – the exhibition’s new AI-powered event ‘matchmaking’ platform for smartphones and desktops – is now live! Read more

Malvern Autumn Show returns for 25th anniversary celebration

Malvern Autumn Show, in association with Westons Cider Mill, returns for a fantastic harvest festival brimming with special guests, giant vegetables, stunning floral displays and family entertainment. Read more

PATS Telford once again backing the prestigious PetQuip Awards

PATS, the UK’s number one pet industry exhibition, is pleased that once again the PetQuip Awards will be presented at a gala dinner and party on the first evening of PATS Telford (Sunday, 22nd September) and are happy to be major sponsors of the event. Read more

Double RHS Gold for Tom Simpson with Cancer Research UK Show Garden

Innovative young designer Tom Simpson has achieved the rare feat of winning back to back RHS gold medals at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. Read more

L-R Cancer Immunology researcher Dr Edd James, cancer survivor Paul Blacketer and his wife Emma

Visitors vote for their favourites at the HTA National Plant Show

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, which took place this week at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire voted for their favourite plants and most inspiring retails stands and concepts at the event. Read more

Clematis Elodi™

Glee 2019 set to showcase the future of garden retailing

As garden retailing continues to thrive, with double digit year-on-year growth, the future for our industry continues to look bright. One place where this optimism will shine through will be the forthcoming Glee exhibition. Read more

Download the app to get ready for the HTA National Plant Show

We can’t wait to see you next week at 10th HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, on 18-19 June at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Read more

Hartley Botanic’s RHS Chatsworth Flower Show tradestand

Hartley Botanic’s RHS Chatsworth Tradestand celebrates classic greenhouse growing but with a modern twist. Read more

World’s largest show garden ever attempted at The Game Fair 2019, Hatfield House

The Game Fair returns to Hatfield House in Hertfordshire on 26-28th July 2019, with unparalleled access to a vast catchment area and literally minutes from central London. Read more

Hatfield House and Gardens

Celebrities drawn by gardening charities at Chelsea

Celebrities were drawn to the Chelsea gardens by Greenfingers and Perennial with Hillier drawing flocks of photographers.  Hydroponics also took a higher profile.  See the photos. Read more

Joanna Lumley embraces Greenfingers' Linda Petrons

Celebrating 10 years of the HTA National Plant Show

The tenth HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, takes place at Stoneleigh Park on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 June. Visitors are encouraged to register now to ensure that they are able to enter the show swiftly and maximise the opportunity of everything on offer. Read more

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

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

Innovation and consolidation at Glee

We look at how consolidation, Gardman’s recovery and innovation were central themes for Glee 18. Read more

Dress-up LED Icebuckets with blue tooth speakers

Never has the outlook been so unpredictable for growers

The aisles of a busy HTA National Plant Show hummed with discussions about Wyevale, Brexit, technology, early wastage and the shortage of hardy nursery stock. Read more

Brett Avery on Far Plant's busy stand

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