With Spring in the air (we can dream), February is a great time to focus on the year ahead and give your diary some love.
We’ve put together a round-up of the RHS Shows, key Horticultural Exhibitions we will be attending if you want to come and see us, and dates for our Accreditation Training and Open Days in 2017. Take a look and save the date!
RHS Flower Show Cardiff (7th – 9th April)
The first major outdoor show of the year is Cardiff. Held in Bute Park, celebrate the best of Springtime with inspiring gardens, demonstrations and talks.
Book here: http://bit.ly/2l3c7f4
RHS Malvern Spring Festival (11th – 14th May)
Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Malvern Hills, The Showground is the venue for this festival of Spring, with much to inspire and enthuse.
Book here: http://bit.ly/2l38ohr
RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23rd -27th May)
Experience cutting-edge design and visionary gardens at this prestigious event. Showcasing the best in garden design and innovation, this year’s show will feature nine Show Gardens, five Fresh Gardens, nine Artisan Gardens and more than 100 floral displays.
Book here: http://bit.ly/2l3gVRJ
RHS Chatsworth Flower Show (7th – 11th June)
Set in the rolling Derbyshire landscape designed by Capability Brown, this exciting new show for 2017 will pay homage to the creative genius of gardeners and garden designers from the past while also celebrating the talented ideas and conceptual thinking of today’s generation of designers.
Book here: http://bit.ly/2l31DMS
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (4th– 9th July)
The world’s biggest annual flower show, this year’s offering promises to be bigger and better, bursting with horticultural treats. Be inspired by world-class Show Gardens including Conceptual and World Gardens. New for 2017, Gardens for a Changing World will explore the need to adapt our gardens for the future.
Book here: http://bit.ly/2l3dp9G
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park (19th – 23rd July)
Set in magnificent parklands, the North’s greatest gardening event also plays host to the RHS Young Designer of the Year competition.
Book here: http://bit.ly/2l38vd1
RHS Malvern Autumn Show (23rd – 24th September)
Celebrate the best of seasonal food and gardening this Autumn, with gardening, growing and cookery advice.
Tickets yet to be released.
So many events and exhibitions, so little time! Come and say hello to the Wildflower Turf team at the following exhibitions this year.
St George’s Hall, Liverpool (22nd – 23rd March)
The industry’s leading forum for the UK Regeneration industry, Regen 2017 will bring together policy experts, case-studies and industry leaders. Now in its 3rd year, this free-to-attend Exhibition, Conference and Networking Event addresses the latest issues in urban and rural regeneration, and policy and implementation.
Come and see us at stand A8 and take a look at our fantastic bee box showcasing our Wildflower Turf with live bumblebees!
For further information and to register, visit: http://www.regen2017.co.uk/
Sandown Park Racecourse, Surrey (14th November)
The leading landscaping show in the UK, this event is a must for landscapers, designers and architects. With an exciting new seminar programme planned, visitors can expect a day filled with top business tips from key industry speakers plus lively debates with industry-leading personalities. Tickets are free of charge. For further updates, follow @FutureScapeUK or visit http://futurescapeevent.com/
Wildflower Turf – Accreditation Days & Open Days
With our training days taking place in both our Hampshire HQ and our brand-new Yorkshire site this year, there’s never been a better time to enhance your wildflower know-how and benefit from discounted trade prices too!
As pioneers of Wildflower Turf and being the leading supplier of wildflower products in the market, we’ve packaged up our many years of expertise into an engaging, practical training programme. Covering all the core aspects of wildflower installation and maintenance techniques, we will add insight into choosing wildflowers for a particular site or design, assessment of site conditions, layout, supply, logistics and post installation troubleshooting.
Hampshire Training Dates
Accreditation Training – Friday, 19th May
Accreditation Training – Friday, 26th May
Accreditation Plus Day – Thursday, 13th July
Council Training Day – Friday, 15th September
Yorkshire Training Dates
Accreditation Training – Friday, 12th May
Accreditation Training – Friday, 1st September
This year we’re running two half day Open Days at our farm near Basingstoke, Hampshire. Past attendees have found our wildflower workshops incredibly useful, and this is a great opportunity to visit us and have your questions answered by our team of wildflower experts.
Open Day for Council + Landscape Architects > Friday, 7th July
Open Day for Garden Designers + General Public > Thursday, 20th July
For further information on either our Accredited Training or our Open Days, or to book onto your preferred date, please contact us on 01256 771 222 or email [email protected].