Once described as "little Chelsea", this part of the show received a huge facelift which proved very popular with visitors, exhibitors and competitors and will go from strength to strength in the future. It show cases some of the regions
best produce and floral art, and is supported by exhibitors across the UK.
Horticultural Trade Exhibitors
If you would like the opportunity for your company to exhibit within the Horticultural Marquee please complete the expression of interest form and return to the show office or email to email@example.com
We have a number of Trade Exhibitor classes.
At the discretion of the judges the following will be awarded:
One large Gold Medal £250.
Gold Medal Card winners £200.
Silver Gilt Medal Card winners £150.
Silver Medal Card winners £100.
Bronze Medal Card winners £50.
Congratulations to Chrysanthemums Direct. They were the winners of the large Gold Medal award at the 2011 show.
In addition to Trade Exhibitors we have a large marquee dedicated to the individual exhibitor with 88 classes of vegetables, floral art, dahlias, chrysanthemums, fuchsias, pelargoniums and cacti. We now have 5 young persons classes for under sixteens. In addition to this we have class H24 - open to all local horticultural allotments and gardening societies, a display within an allocated area of 6ft x 3ft at normal table height (tables provided) to be representative of the society and its interests.
For more information please contact the show office on 01737 645843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any queries regarding classes, etc., please email Simon Fuller, Horticultural Chairman - email@example.com
The show are happy to welcome back the Garden Roadshow team, who will be giving demonstrations, advise and answering all your gardening queries over the 2 days of the show. They will once again be located in the Horticultural Marquee. Talks will be given by:
Geoff Stebbings - trained at England’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and was Head Gardener at Myddleton House in Middlesex where he restored an Edwardian garden before venturing into garden writing. He has worked for several British gardening publications, including The Garden, the journal of the Royal Horticultural Society. He also travels widely to speak on gardening subjects.
Pam Richardson & Greg Loades - both experts in their own Horticultural spheres
Proposed Timetable - Sunday 26th August and Monday 27th August
11.00 - 11.30 a.m. - Q & A
11.45 - 12.15 p.m. - "How Victorians changed our gardens"
12.30 - 1,15 p.m. - Q & A
1.30 - 2.15 p.m. - Q & A
2.30 - 3.00 p.m. - "How Victorians changed our gardens"
3.15 - 4.00 p.m. - Q & A