News

Wisley Launches New Petition To Save Heritage Trees

August 11th 2020
Some of RHS Wisley's specimen heritage trees are under threat from... Read the rest of this entry

Glee 2020 Becomes Virtual Forum

August 7th 2020
Glee 2020 may have been cancelled as an expo, but it is being run as a virtual forum... Read the rest of this entry

The Garden Museum is now on Google Arts & Culture

August 4th 2020
The Garden Museum digital partnership with Google Arts & Culture is now live... Read the rest of this entry

Saving Pollinators Assurance Scheme

July 31st 2020
The National Botanic Garden of Wales has launched its own Saving Pollinators Assurance Scheme... Read the rest of this entry

UK Set for Bountiful Blooms this Summer

July 28th 2020
The RHS have issued a Press Release detailing the sheer number of blooms on show this coming summer... Read the rest of this entry

Guildhall Art Gallery Reopening

July 24th 2020
The Guildhall Art Gallery is soon set to reopen, albeit only on... Read the rest of this entry

Design online - say it with plants

July 22nd 2020
The Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Royal Parks Guild, supported by the Gardeners’ Company*, have launched a new, intergenerational initiative called ‘Growing Generations’ in order to underline the importance and benefits of all ages working together and sharing their knowledge, experience and skills. Read the rest of this entry

Tatton Park at Home

July 21st 2020
The virtual celebration of RHS Flower Show Tatton Park... Read the rest of this entry

HortAid-20 Gardening Competition

July 16th 2020
Perennial have launched a new gardening competition, supported by... Read the rest of this entry

Mollie Salisbury Cup 2020 - Winners Announced

July 14th 2020
And the winners of the Mollie Salisbury Cup 2020 are... Read the rest of this entry

Society of Garden Designers - Digital Spring Conference (2020)

July 10th 2020
The SGD spring conference will be now be held digitally and will still be chaired by Stephanie Mahon FSGD... Read the rest of this entry

What made our gardens grow?

July 7th 2020
A lecture delivered online for The Gardens Trust by Dr David Marsh... Read the rest of this entry

The Garden Museum London: Reopening Announcement

July 2nd 2020
The Garden Museum, London is delighted to announce that both the museum and café will open again on... Read the rest of this entry

A Plea for Peonies

June 30th 2020
The peony and double primrose National Collection holder is looking for... Read the rest of this entry

Future Visions of London's Parks

June 25th 2020
A major new research project has launched to crowdsource visions of London's parks in the future... Read the rest of this entry

DEFRA announce ‘Bounce back’ plan for agriculture

June 23rd 2020
DEFRA have issued a ‘bounce back’ plan of trade measures for the agriculture... Read the rest of this entry

Samarathon

June 18th 2020
Support The Lord Mayor’s Appeal and take part in a marathon over one month... Read the rest of this entry

The Gardens Trust to move Education Programme Online

June 16th 2020
The Gardens Trust is to deliver the majority of its education programme via the internet. Read the rest of this entry

National Trust for Scotland Reopening Plan

June 11th 2020
The National Trust for Scotland releases reopening plan... Read the rest of this entry

Bees for Development: Online Event

June 8th 2020
A special online event in support of Bees for Development, the charity alleviating poverty through beekeeping... Read the rest of this entry

How to become Lord Mayor of London

June 5th 2020
Paul D. Jagger gives a lecture on the route to becoming Lord Mayor... Read the rest of this entry

Perennial Playback

June 4th 2020
The recent charity quizzes run by Perennial have been made available to view online... Read the rest of this entry

A Swim to Save the Garden Museum

June 2nd 2020
The Garden Museum needs to make up lost funds due to COVID-19, that is why its Director has chosen to swim... Read the rest of this entry

RBG Kew, RHS and Blenheim Confirmed to Reopen

May 29th 2020
Major garden venues have confirmed they will soon reopen... Read the rest of this entry

Gardens allowed to open again in England

May 26th 2020
Government advice has now been updated relating to opening gardens in England... Read the rest of this entry

Virtual RHS Chelsea

May 21st 2020
Under the circumstances, the RHS have launched a 'virtual' Chelsea event with... Read the rest of this entry

Perennial Quiz with James Alexander-Sinclair

May 19th 2020
Join Perennial once again for their live hort-themed charity quiz night... Read the rest of this entry

NGS Offers Virtual Garden Tours

May 14th 2020
The NGS have organised 'virtual visits' to select gardens to enable fundraising to continue... Read the rest of this entry

Garden centres allowed to open again in England

May 11th 2020
Official government guidance has been updated, garden centres will be allowed to open again in England on... Read the rest of this entry

Welsh Government announces garden centre reopening

May 8th 2020
The Welsh Government has announced that garden centres will reopen on... Read the rest of this entry

Support our Hort

May 5th 2020
A increasing number of nurseries and growers not only offer click and collect but also mail order... Read the rest of this entry

HELP SAVE THE UK HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY

May 1st 2020
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the UK horticulture industry is in danger of collapse. Please write to your MP to demand immediate Government action. Read the rest of this entry

Stay Cyber Aware

May 1st 2020
Tips on how to stay safe online during this pandemic period... Read the rest of this entry

Perennial HORTAID-20 Quiz

April 29th 2020
Join Perennial for a live quiz to raise vital funds for people in horticulture who are struggling during these difficult times... Read the rest of this entry

An open letter to the Prime Minister

April 29th 2020
Veteran garden writer and broadcaster Peter Seabrook has written an open letter to the Prime Minister calling for garden centres and nurseries to be allowed to re-open (text courtesy of Horticulture Week): Read the rest of this entry

The Goldsmiths' COVID-19 Fund

April 24th 2020
The Goldsmiths’ Company and Charity launch £1 million COVID-19 fund for jewellers and silversmiths... Read the rest of this entry

Woodland Carbon Guarantee Boost

April 21st 2020
Defra has announced a boost to the woodland carbon guarantee scheme... Read the rest of this entry

The Gardeners Company Lobbies the Government on Behalf of the Horticultural Industry

April 18th 2020
The Master of WCOG has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ask that... Read the rest of this entry

Lord Mayor's Term to be Extended

April 17th 2020
To provide continuity of leadership, William Russell will serve an additional year in office... Read the rest of this entry

Urban Tree Challenge Fund

April 15th 2020
Funding is still available in England to establish new urban tree plantings... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Memoir Competition 2020

April 10th 2020
The Mollie Salisbury Cup is now open for entries... Read the rest of this entry

Grow Happy with Sunflower Challenge

April 7th 2020
The #GrowHappy initiative is delivered by the LANDSCAPE Show to... Read the rest of this entry

Florainbow of Hope

April 3rd 2020
A message of hope in full bloom from the horticultural industry... Read the rest of this entry

The UK’s first Ash Tree Archive

April 1st 2020
A pioneering project launched to tackle Ash Dieback... Read the rest of this entry

‘Feed the Nation’ National Campaign

March 28th 2020
An alliance of major fruit and vegetable growers calls for denizens to help... Read the rest of this entry

Toyota release BIG plans for ‘Green City’

March 25th 2020
Prototype plans for a 'green' city of the future have been announced... Read the rest of this entry

London’s Low Line - Design Winner Announced

March 19th 2020
And the winner of the London Low Line competition is... Read the rest of this entry

Wonderful Suffolk Country Gardens

March 17th 2020
This Garden Museum day trip takes guests on a one day tour to Suffolk... Read the rest of this entry

Futurescape Spring

March 10th 2020
The pro landscaping event returns to kick-start the Spring season... Read the rest of this entry

Gardeners Launch Charity Garden at Guildhall

March 5th 2020
The Lord Mayor and The Lady Mayoress with WCOG launch charity garden for... Read the rest of this entry

Spring Plant Fair 2020 at the Garden Museum

March 3rd 2020
The Spring Plant Fair returns with a selection of vegetable seeds to flowers, hardy perennials to climbers... Read the rest of this entry

Easter Chocolate Tasting for Grown Ups

February 27th 2020
This April head to the Chelsea Physic Garden for an evening of... Read the rest of this entry

'Greenwich Park Revealed' - New Grant

February 24th 2020
A major new restoration grant has been secured of... Read the rest of this entry

The Manor House Gardens: A Perennial Event

February 20th 2020
Support the charity Perennial with a garden tour with Head Gardener... Read the rest of this entry

Botany for Gardeners

February 18th 2020
Loving plants is easy, understanding them, less so! Each week will consist of an hour long lecture by... Read the rest of this entry

Around the World in 80 Trees

February 14th 2020
Visit the Chelsea Physic Garden this coming May for a talk with expert arborist... Read the rest of this entry

Garden for Friendship at RHS Chelsea

February 11th 2020
The RHS Garden for Friendship aims to promote gardens and gardening for good mental health... Read the rest of this entry

Tree Cities of the World: UK Launch

February 6th 2020
'Tree Cities of the World' programme launches in the UK... Read the rest of this entry

City Giving Day 2020: Launch Breakfast

February 3rd 2020
The Lord Mayor’s Appeal reveals their plans for making City Giving Day 2020 even better... Read the rest of this entry

Hortus Loci: Perennial Event

January 31st 2020
Perennial's next event for 2020 is a visit to Hortus Loci plant nursery on... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Garden Bridgewater: Opening Date Announced

January 28th 2020
RHS’ new Garden in Salford, Greater Manchester opens on... Read the rest of this entry

Super Nature: Private View

January 23rd 2020
Be amongst the first to see London's first art fair dedicated to gardens and flowers... Read the rest of this entry

The Lord Mayor's Appeal: Call My Wine Bluff Dinner

January 17th 2020
Taste and test your knowledge of wine at this informal dinner on… Read the rest of this entry

An Introduction to Garden History

January 14th 2020
This popular course on the history of gardens, and garden design will run on... Read the rest of this entry

SGD Awards 2020 Ceremony

January 9th 2020
The winners of the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) Awards 2020 will be announced at... Read the rest of this entry

The Gardens Trust: London Winter Lectures

January 7th 2020
Season tickets are on offer for five fascinating lectures covering... Read the rest of this entry

Former Lord Mayor Receives Knighthood

January 2nd 2020
Former Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Peter Estlin, has been awarded a knighthood for... Read the rest of this entry

Heralding Spring: Kokedama Making

December 31st 2019
Welcome the return of spring with workshops at the Chelsea Physic Garden... Read the rest of this entry

The City of London: Creativity and the Culture Mile

December 26th 2019
Attend the 2020 Lord Mayor’s Gresham event at Guildhall... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Museum Royal Parks Quiz

December 24th 2019
Teams of up to eight persons are welcome to put their knowledge of London’s Royal Parks to the test... Read the rest of this entry

RBG Edinburgh Herbarium Tour

December 20th 2019
Discover Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's Herbarium... Read the rest of this entry

The Laskett Gardens Snowdrop Event

December 17th 2019
Sir Roy Strong invites you to join him alongside Perennial Fellows for an exclusive visit of his garden... Read the rest of this entry

Big Give Christmas Challenge Result

December 13th 2019
The 2019 Big Give Christmas Challenge raised... Read the rest of this entry

BALI National Landscape Awards 2019 Results

December 10th 2019
The 43rd BALI National Landscape Award Winners Have Been Revealed... Read the rest of this entry

Sponsor an RHS Herbarium Box

December 6th 2019
A unique opportunity to sponsor a herbarium box... Read the rest of this entry

The 32nd London Art Fair

December 3rd 2019
The London Art Fair returns to London's Islington for... Read the rest of this entry

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019

November 29th 2019
Donations will be doubled this Christmas... Read the rest of this entry

The Lord Mayor’s Highland Ball

November 26th 2019
Attend to support The Lord Mayor’s Appeal… Read the rest of this entry

Party for Perennial 2020

November 22nd 2019
Join Perennial at this popular new year event… Read the rest of this entry

New Focus For The Gardens Trust

November 20th 2019
Unforgettable gardens: save our heritage... Read the rest of this entry

COSMIMA 15th Annual Jewellery Show, London

November 16th 2019
Visit this free exhibition to see artisan jewellery made by... Read the rest of this entry

Christmas at Kew

November 14th 2019
Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew this Christmas for... Read the rest of this entry

Chartered Institute of Horticulture - Annual Conference

November 11th 2019
Attend the annual CIH conference to learn more... Read the rest of this entry

The New City of London Cookbook

November 7th 2019
Support The Lord Mayor’s Appeal by purchasing this new cookbook... Read the rest of this entry

Watercolour Christmas Cards with Chelsea School of Botanical Art

November 4th 2019
A one day introductory lesson to botanical painting... Read the rest of this entry

Beautiful & Useful: Christmas Craft Fair

October 29th 2019
Come and support local artisans at the Garden Museum... Read the rest of this entry

Voices of London - An Evening of Poems Inspired by Our Great City

October 26th 2019
Support The Lord Mayor's Appeal with an evening of poetry... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Museum's 7th Annual Literary Festival: Tickets Now Available

October 22nd 2019
The next Festival of Garden Literature will be held at Helmingham Hall, Suffolk... Read the rest of this entry

Tower Bridge celebrates its 125 year history with exclusive after-hours talks

October 15th 2019
Part of Tower Bridge’s 125th anniversary celebrations. This event is hosted in the brand-new learning space... Read the rest of this entry

Stories that shape our future: the first ever Chelsea History Festival

October 8th 2019
Immerse yourself in a celebration of history, set in the heart of iconic Chelsea. With more than 35 events over 5 days, discover this exciting programme... Read the rest of this entry