News

RHS Partner Garden of the Year competition

September 30th 2021
The RHS have launched a new competition to celebrate their Partner Garden network and the role they... Read the rest of this entry

New RHS Community Awards

September 30th 2021
The RHS Community Awards are new for 2021 and are to highlight how community gardeners are supporting their local area... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Postponed Until September 2021

September 21st 2021
The RHS has announced plans as to how the Chelsea Flower Show will run safely, but now in September... Read the rest of this entry

Forest Bathing at RBG Kew

August 28th 2021
Calm your body and mind with relaxing forest bathing sessions... Read the rest of this entry

British Flowers Week is Back!

June 10th 2021
The Garden Museum's annual British Flowers Week exhibition is returning this summer... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Design Day at Allt-y-bela

June 3rd 2021
Support Perennial and learn garden border design... Read the rest of this entry

Chelsea Physic Garden Talk: Cannabis, CBD and the Wellness Revolution

April 24th 2021
Join Dr Dani Gordon for a talk about the medicinal properties of Cannabis sativa... Read the rest of this entry

AIPH 2021 Green City Conference

April 22nd 2021
AIPH Green City Conference presents Champions of Green Cities who share their inspiring stories... Read the rest of this entry

RHS and BBC One’s The One Show announce 'My Chelsea Garden' competition

April 18th 2021
After a popular and successful competition last year, The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and BBC One’s The One Show are joining forces again to launch 'My Chelsea Garden'... Read the rest of this entry

CUBG: Introduction to fruit and vegetable production

April 17th 2021
Join Cambridge University Botanic Garden for an interactive online course on growing... Read the rest of this entry

RHS calls on public to help map sweet chestnut trees

April 7th 2021
The RHS and Coventry University are calling on the public to spot sweet chestnuts on their daily stroll... Read the rest of this entry

Bring back our beetles

April 1st 2021
Wild About Gardens have launched a new campaign to bring back beetles to the UK... Read the rest of this entry

The Lord Mayor's Easter Bulletin 2021

March 31st 2021
BULLETIN FROM THE RT HON THE LORD MAYOR... Read the rest of this entry

The Garden: Elements and Styles with Toby Musgrave

March 31st 2021
The Garden Museum presents an online (recorded) interview with Dr Toby Musgrave... Read the rest of this entry

Online Talk: The Art of the Daffodil

March 31st 2021
Join RHS Art Curator Charlotte Brooks for an online talk exploring the enduring popularity of the daffodil and... Read the rest of this entry

RHS to be peat-free by 2025

March 25th 2021
The RHS has announced it will be 100% peat-free by the year 2025... Read the rest of this entry

Buy a Drawing, Support the Garden Museum

March 15th 2021
Last spring Alice Sielle, an artist in East London and a Friend of the Museum, read the appeal to save the Garden Museum... Read the rest of this entry

Plant Hunting In The Himalayas: An Online Seminar

March 13th 2021
Join Mark Bobin to relive his plant finding expedition in the... Read the rest of this entry

Camden High Line Winner Announced + Q&A

March 11th 2021
The winning design of the Camden Highline competition has been announced... Read the rest of this entry

Floral Masterclass with Simon Lycett

March 7th 2021
Join Simon Lycett for this Garden Museum online workshop event... Read the rest of this entry

RBG Kew: 'Our manifesto for change 2021-2030'

March 4th 2021
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has recently released their manifesto for change 2021-2030, a new strategy mapping out... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Press Event (2021) Virtual Show

March 3rd 2021
Registration is now open for the 2021 Garden Press Event Virtual Show... Read the rest of this entry

Green Education to Bloom at RHS Gardens

March 1st 2021
The RHS is giving 40 applicants the chance to train at one of the charity’s five gardens from 2021... Read the rest of this entry

Linnean Society: Virtual Treasures Tour

February 26th 2021
Until the physical Treasures Tour can resume, the Linnean Society is pleased to introduce... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Science Discovers 'Super Plant' Fights Air Pollution

February 18th 2021
A humble hedge has been identified for its pollution-fighting qualities... Read the rest of this entry

RBGE Podcast: Plants and Our Health

February 12th 2021
Plants & Our Health - is a new, free podcast exploring plants' contribution to human health... Read the rest of this entry

The Allure of Snowdrops – live online talk with Tim Ingram

February 9th 2021
Join Tim Ingram for a live NGS talk on 'The Allure of Snowdrops'... Read the rest of this entry

Goodnestone, the story of a garden – live online talk with George Plumptre

February 2nd 2021
George Plumptre, CEO of NGS is to give a talk about the gardens of his family home - Goodnestone Park... Read the rest of this entry

Stay Safe - Online!

January 30th 2021
Due to the current situation, some helpful tips to staying safe online... Read the rest of this entry

Digital Event: Keeping houseplants happy through winter

January 29th 2021
Interactive webinar - Chelsea Physic Garden will discuss with Saskia Tompsett how to best look after your houseplants in winter... Read the rest of this entry

Virtual Chocolate Tasting

January 22nd 2021
Join Cocoa Runners for a Chelsea Physic Garden Virtual Chocolate Tasting... Read the rest of this entry

Women in Food and Agriculture - Mentorship Scheme

January 22nd 2021
Women in Food and Agriculture are delighted to announce the creation of their first mentorship scheme... Read the rest of this entry

Sustainable Planting at Chatsworth

January 15th 2021
A sustainable future for Chatsworth's world-famous garden... Read the rest of this entry

Biodiversity & the Wild West End Project

January 11th 2021
This talk will focus on the history and aims of Wild West End, highlighting the partnership’s successes, and the challenges to improving urban green spaces in London. Read the rest of this entry

RHS Highlights Positive Gardening Statistics

December 24th 2020
Some positive statistics for 2020 from the RHS.. Read the rest of this entry

Chelsea Physic Garden: Festive Virtual Tour

December 15th 2020
Join the staff of the Chelsea Physic Garden for a festive fundraising virtual tour... Read the rest of this entry

The Tree Council & Partners receive grant of £1.8M

December 15th 2020
The Tree Council & Partners receive grant of £1.8M from the government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund for hedgerow project... Read the rest of this entry

Carols for the City

December 8th 2020
The Lord Mayor’s Appeal and partners have organised a virtual carol service to bring the City of London together to support those who need it most... Read the rest of this entry

Beautiful & Useful (Virtual) Craft Fair

December 4th 2020
The Garden Museum's 'Beautiful & Useful' Craft Fair is to go online... Read the rest of this entry

Association of Professional Landscapers Awards 2021

December 2nd 2020
The APL Awards have announced their 2021 finalists... Read the rest of this entry

Rare Native Plant Found in Norfolk

November 29th 2020
A pocket of an endangered native plant species has been discovered in Norfolk... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Media Guild Awards 2020 - Winners Announced

November 29th 2020
The Garden Media Guild have announced all the winners of the 2020 awards... Read the rest of this entry

Thomas Fairchild: RHS Online Exhibition

November 26th 2020
RHS Lindley Library’s latest online exhibition takes inspiration from former city gardener and WCOG Liveryman Thomas Fairchild... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Media Guild Awards 2020 – Virtual Ceremony

November 26th 2020
The Garden Media Guild Awards celebrate the best of horticultural communications, recognising the talent, skill and inspiration of garden media professionals... Read the rest of this entry

Gardening for Disabled Trust - New Book

November 25th 2020
Gardening for Disabled Trust has launched a new book to raise funds, it is supported by... Read the rest of this entry

International Garden Festival of Jardins de Métis

November 23rd 2020
The 2020 edition of this annual North American festival takes place at... Read the rest of this entry

NGS Donates Over £2.88M to Nursing and Gardening Causes

November 21st 2020
The National Garden Scheme has released their total donation figures for 2020... Read the rest of this entry

UK’s Green Industrial Revolution Is Coming

November 18th 2020
UK’s green industrial revolution is coming, and bringing with it... Read the rest of this entry

Biodiversity at Great Dixter: Online Film

November 17th 2020
Film with Fergus Garrett VMH - discussing the reasons behind the biodiversity at Great... Read the rest of this entry

The Gardens Trust: Historic Landscapes Assembly

November 16th 2020
The fifth annual, national and now virtual networking forum from the Gardens Trust... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Garden Bridgewater receives record £1.8M donation

November 13th 2020
The RHS has received its single largest donation to its new Bridgewater Garden... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Centres in England to Remain Open From Nov 5th

November 5th 2020
Garden centres in England have been deemed 'Essential retail'... Read the rest of this entry

Four Unforgettable Gardens: Four Talks

November 3rd 2020
The Gardens Trust is hosting a series of four talks based on... Read the rest of this entry

Sue Stuart-Smith: The Well Gardened Mind

November 3rd 2020
Sue Stuart-Smith is giving a talk at the Garden Museum on the power of nature and gardening on mental health... Read the rest of this entry

Last Chance to Catch Autumn Colour in UK

October 29th 2020
Thanks to recent weather, UK gardens and green spaces are putting on the most dazzling displays of autumn colour seen in years... Read the rest of this entry

Guildhall Library Virtual Open Day

October 20th 2020
The Guildhall Library has an upcoming Virtual Open Day... Read the rest of this entry

Commonwealth War Graves Commission to Lend Caring Hand to New Landmark Memorial

October 19th 2020
The CWGC staff in France will oversee the landscaping of the historic site in... Read the rest of this entry

Four More Livery Companies Receive 'Pollinator Audits'

October 13th 2020
Pollinating London Together visited four more Livery Company gardens to audit them... Read the rest of this entry

Super Nature: A New Contemporary Art Fair Inspired By Plants

October 9th 2020
Super Nature art which was previously scheduled for March, now takes place this October at... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Grow at Home: How to Grow Mint for Christmas

October 8th 2020
Jekka McVicar and Nathan Outlaw discuss how to make sure you have fresh mint on Christmas Day... Read the rest of this entry

Does London Have Too Many Honey Bees?

October 1st 2020
Evidence from RBG Kew explores the sustainability of urban beekeeping in London... Read the rest of this entry

Autumn Webinar Series: Perennial – Helping People in Horticulture for Over 180 Years

September 28th 2020
This initial talk gives an overview of Perennial and the support they provide... Read the rest of this entry

Perennial’s Gardening Competition Results

September 25th 2020
Perennial has announced the winners of its HortAid-20 Gardening Competition... Read the rest of this entry

WCOG 2020 Photo Competition - Results & More!

September 22nd 2020
The winners have been announced for the WCOG 2020 photo competition and more... Read the rest of this entry

Grow at Home this Autumn

September 18th 2020
The RHS commissioned YouGov to conduct the research showing that... Read the rest of this entry

The Gardens Trust Elects New Chairman

September 15th 2020
The Board of the Gardens Trust has elected a current Board member the next Chairman of the Trust... Read the rest of this entry

Flower Power Virtual Festival

September 12th 2020
The Charterhouse is hosting a two day virtual festival ‘Flower Power’ featuring a programme of talks, tours and demonstrations... Read the rest of this entry

Ivy is the Coolest

September 9th 2020
According to the RHS and the University of Reading, common ivy is the coolest... Read the rest of this entry

City Tree Trail

September 4th 2020
This self-guided tree trail walk provides a fascinating and fun guide to some of the most interesting trees and heritage sites that the City of London has to offer... Read the rest of this entry

David Colgrave Foundation Scholarships Open

September 3rd 2020
Selected scholarships have now opened for applications... Read the rest of this entry

Tokachi Millennium Forest

September 1st 2020
Tokachi Millennium Forest is an ambitious and visionary environmental conservation project, with a 1000 year sustainable vision... Read the rest of this entry

Gardeners Go Potty for Plant Pots

August 26th 2020
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has reported a significant rise in demand for plant pots.. Read the rest of this entry

Plant Fairs Roadshow

August 24th 2020
A great opportunity to buy plants direct from the grower... Read the rest of this entry

Pollinating London Together

August 19th 2020
Pollinating London Together is a collaboration across the City of London Livery Companies initiated by the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers and the Bumblebee Conservation Trust... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Garden Bridgewater - Sponsor a Bench

August 19th 2020
Sponsor a bench at the RHS' new garden in Manchester... Read the rest of this entry

The New Chiswick Flower Market

August 17th 2020
Chiswick is set to host a new flower market in West London... Read the rest of this entry

The Spirit of Four Oaks

August 13th 2020
The UK's Premier Show for Ornamental Horticulture goes online only for 2020... Read the rest of this entry

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