Two weeks until the unveiling of the new HTA Nursery Supply Show 2017

With a focus on creating a VIP experience for our visitors this year, you would be foolish to miss out on visiting the HTA National Plant Show 2017. We know how hard it is to visit all the stands you want at a busy exhibition, so we have worked to make a long day on your feet as pleasant as possible. Read more

BOPP showcases members at HTA National Plant Show

The BOPP Certification Scheme will be inviting members to attend their stand at the HTA National Plant Show to mark 21 years since the first audit took place. Read more

RHS Chelsea Flower Show now sold out

2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which will showcase new content and cutting-edge innovations, is a sell-out event. Read more

New look, new Glee

With a rich 40 year plus history, the leading annual trade exhibition for the garden and outdoor living retail industry – has witnessed somewhat of a style evolution over the last four decades. As we head towards the 2017 show, the show’s branding and creative and has been updated, creating a new look that is bolder, brighter and brimming with freshness. Read more

BBC Gardeners’ World 50th anniversary will be buzzing with celebrities

There will be a buzz of gardening celebrities at the BBC Gardeners’ World Live event in Birmingham (15-18 June, NEC) to celebrate the programme’s 50th anniversary. Read more

Exciting new brands announced for retailers' favourite buying festival

The organisers of Home & Gift in Harrogate are delighted to confirm that the 2017 event will take place from 16th – 19th July, with a record number of new exhibitors. Read more

Masterchef 2016 winner, Jane Devonshire, to speak at HTA Catering Conference Dinner

Reigning Masterchef champion, Jane Devonshire, will be the speaker at this year’s HTA Catering Conference dinner which takes at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield in June. Read more

Reigning Masterchef champion, Jane Devonshire

New Halls for Glee 2017 and 2018

Glee 17 extends to an extra hall as it introduces the Retail Lab @Glee and the first Flemish growers pavilion. Ascential Events has also announced a complete new layout for the UK’s biggest gardening trade show in 2018. Read more

Garden Press Event moves to the Business Design Centre in 2018

Bookings are now open for the Garden Press Event which in 2018 will take place on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at the Business Design Centre in the heart of Islington. Read more

Show enhancements make for a VIP experience for visitors…

We know how hard it is to see everything you want to at a busy exhibition and the HTA are giving all visitors their own VIP invitation to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, and Nursery Supply Show (NSS). Read more

Lots for the Garden Press to write about

There was plenty to see and hear at the Garden Press Event including a snail fence, outdoor fragrances, a new urban compost from Scotts and news of some enhanced summer events. Read more

Woodlodge's Dorset rocking chair.

HTA National Plant Show website renewed by Garden Connect

The HTA has appointed Garden Connect to renew its' National Plant Show website. Read more

The Garden Press Event 2017 - GIMA Member Discounts

There is still time to book space at the 12th Annual Garden Press Event with a first time GIMA Member exhibitor rate of just £399+ VAT. Read more

Brewin Dolphin brings sculptural riverside garden to RHS Chatsworth with Jo Thompson 

Multi award-winning designer Jo Thompson has been chosen by Brewin Dolphin to create its inaugural garden at the first annual RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. Read more

AQUA 2017 shaping up to be a bumper show

Visitors to AQUA 2017 in October can expect a busy and exciting show as the exhibition hall at Telford International Centre will be packed with companies showcasing new products. Read more

Three weeks until HTA National Plant Show 2017 opens its doors

With a focus on creating a VIP experience for our visitors this year, you would be foolish to miss out on visiting the HTA National Plant Show 2017, sponsored by Hortipak. Taking place on 20 and 21 June at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, this year is sure to be the best one yet, providing a fantastic showcase for UK growers. Read more

Fryer’s Roses celebrate RHS Chatsworth Flower Show with newly launched ‘Duchess of Devonshire Rose’

To celebrate and commemorate the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show to be hosted at Chatsworth, Fryer’s Roses, owned by Blue Diamond, are delighted to launch a new rose named “Duchess of Devonshire”. Read more

Great line up of exhibitors for Scotland's Trade Fair in Sept

Christmas seems to come earlier each year but as a retailer it’s good to be organised. So make sure Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn is firmly in your diary from 17-18th Sept at the SECC, Glasgow. It’s the last chance to order pre-Christmas and there is a spectacular line up of exhibitors this year. Read more

Countdown is on for RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Over 100,000 people are expected to descend on the Three Counties Showground across the four-day event. Making a welcome return to RHS Malvern Spring Festival is the godfather of gardening, Alan Titchmarsh, with other leading horticultural experts alongside Britain’s favourite Frenchman Raymond Blanc and other top chefs. Read more

Memorial garden wins top show garden honours

Top honours in the 2017 Harrogate Flower Show Gardens has gone to 6 Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps with a Gold Award for A Homecoming Prayer. Read more

 A homecoming prayer – 6th Regiment Logistic Corps, Dishforth

Celebrity gardeners Nick Bailey and Jim Buttress to appear at Blenheim Palace Flower Show 2017

Nick Bailey, Head Gardener at Chelsea Physic Garden, London, and Jim Buttress, The People’s Gardener, have joined the celebrity line-up for the Blenheim Palace Flower Show 2017. Read more

Nick Bailey

Elho joins HTA National Plant Show line up plus NSS New Product Awards launched

Whilst the focus at the HTA National Plant Show is clearly on plants themselves it also provides a fantastic platform for exhibitors to demonstrate innovative and inspiring displays that ultimately lead to increased plant sales. Read more

Momentum builds for HTA Nursery Supply Show

The HTA Nursery Supply Show continues to build momentum. Over 30 companies are now signed up to the launch event which will sit alongside the 8th HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, on the 20 - 21 June. Read more

Partnership agreement between the Salon du Végétal fair, HTA National Plant Show and HTA Nursery Supply Show

The international trade fairs Salon du Végétal (France), HTA National Plant Show and HTA Nursery Supply Show (United Kingdom) are united to encourage international buyers to come to their events, the same week in June 2017. Read more

Glee and the HTA confirm new three-year agreement

The organisers of Glee, Ascential Events, are pleased to confirm that the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has confirmed its ongoing support of the show, with a new three-year agreement.  Read more

RHS Malvern Spring Festival unveils top talent for 2017 show gardens

RHS Malvern Spring Festival is leading the way in top design talent for 2017 with 6 leading designers set to create spectacular show gardens at the foot of the dramatic Malvern Hills.  Read more

A Garden Framed by Tim Lawrence

Your recipe for success in the South

The Hotel, Catering & Retail Show takes place on Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th March, at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC). Read more

Glee to open a spring show in 2018

Glee has announced today that it is to open a concession within the Spring Fair in 2018, focussing on 3 garden categories.  Read more

Glee 2017: driving year-round sales

The perfect place to maximise year-round sales and encourage footfall with a particular emphasis on driving profits will be at Glee (11-13 September, NEC Birmingham), which already promises to be the place to be in 2017 to see inspirational products, displays and top name brands. Read more

Glee 2016

Chairman speaks out to settle Town & Country rumours

Town & Country chairman, Barry Page, has said that rumours of an imminent sale are false and that the company is ready for the season with increased stock levels. Read more

Barry Page

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