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Introducing the Great British Garden Festival

January 1st 2022
This year long event will bring all the many aspects of British horticulture together to showcase the very best of gardening in the UK... Read the rest of this entry

'Roots to Seeds' - Celebrating 400 Years of Oxford Botanic Garden

October 24th 2021
In celebration of Oxford Botanic Garden's 400th year, the Bodleian Library presents an exhibition... Read the rest of this entry

Beth Chatto: Unusual Plantswoman

October 21st 2021
The Garden Museum, London presents a free exhibition based on the life of plantswoman... Read the rest of this entry

The London College of Garden Design’s Autumn Conference 2021

October 9th 2021
LCGD's 2021 'Horti:Couture' Conference is to take place at the... Read the rest of this entry

Tree Identification Course: Fruit and Seeds

October 8th 2021
Join Letta Jones at the Chelsea Physic Garden for a day of... Read the rest of this entry

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

Garden Design Day at Allt-y-bela

September 30th 2021
Support Perennial and learn garden border design... 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

ONLINE COURSE: 'Wildflowers of the Suffolk steppe – the plants of Breckland'

September 28th 2021
Explore the history and ecology of Breckland, and learn about its remarkable flora in this event run by CUBG and tutor... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Queen’s Green Canopy Garden Announced

September 21st 2021
Due to be revealed at RHS Chelsea Flower show towards the end of this September, the RHS Queen's... 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

RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show 2021 returns to Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery

September 18th 2021
More than 200 botanical drawings and photographs are to be exhibited in London... Read the rest of this entry

Harkness Roses Launch The Queen Elizabeth II Rose

September 17th 2021
Harkness Roses are proud to launch The Queen Elizabeth II Rose, officially selected by Her Majesty to mark the... Read the rest of this entry

Lord Mayor's Appeal Charity: Sheriffs' Ball 2021

September 17th 2021
In aid of The Lord Mayor's Appeal join the Sheriffs of The City of London at... Read the rest of this entry

City of London Green City Briefings: ‘Urban Heat Island Effect and Urban Forests’

September 14th 2021
AIPH, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Gardeners presents the next briefing with MC Prof. Rob Adams AM... Read the rest of this entry

Talk: All About Flowers!

September 14th 2021
This Garden Museum talk looks at the world of flower growing today, featuring five growers... Read the rest of this entry

AIPH: International Grower of the Year Awards 2022

September 10th 2021
The International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards are now open for entries... Read the rest of this entry

'Plan your year in the kitchen garden', An RBG Kew course

September 8th 2021
Join RBG Kew's fantastic one day course to learn how to plan for... Read the rest of this entry

Perennial Garden Visit: Folly Farm

September 8th 2021
Visit Folly Farm on this Perennial garden visit... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show Returns For 2021

September 7th 2021
RHS Wisley will once again host its annual Flower Show, with a number of... Read the rest of this entry

CIH: Young Horticulturist of the Year Announced

September 6th 2021
The winner has been announced, well done to... 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

Online Lecture: New and Emerging Threats to Plant and Tree Health in the UK

August 4th 2021
The Linnean Society of London presents an upcoming lecture exploring how working collectively we can... Read the rest of this entry

Demand for Horticultural Training Surges, says RHS

August 3rd 2021
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has reported an increase of... Read the rest of this entry

Garden Museum Online Talk: 'Growing Your Own, Food and Seasonality'

August 3rd 2021
Join experienced food and plant growers Sarah Raven and Matt Collins in this online talk on... Read the rest of this entry

2021 Young Designer announced at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

July 22nd 2021
The RHS Young Designer (2021) was awarded to... Read the rest of this entry

Supper Club at Chelsea Physic Garden

July 22nd 2021
The Physic Garden Café would like to welcome you to an evening of celebration of culture and nature accompanied by delicious food... Read the rest of this entry

CUBG: ONLINE COURSE - Right plant, right place

July 15th 2021
Cambridge University Botanic Garden presents an online interactive webinar with Paul Herrington... Read the rest of this entry

Children calling on nation to help ‘Save our Planet’ at RHS Hampton Court

July 11th 2021
The next generation is using Gardens at RHS Hampton Court to raise awareness of climatic change... Read the rest of this entry

Awards announced at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

July 9th 2021
The RHS has announced the winners of the 2021 RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2021

July 5th 2021
The world's largest flower show returns for 2021... Read the rest of this entry

The Thaliana Bridge: A new development for RHS Garden Harlow Carr

July 4th 2021
New bridge at RHS Harlow Carr celebrates the first full genetic sequencing of a plant... Read the rest of this entry

Two-Part Course: ‘Introduction to pests and diseases: plant husbandry and plant health’

July 3rd 2021
Join tutor Sandie Cain as part of The University of Cambridge Botanic Garden's course on... Read the rest of this entry

'Gardens Through Time’ at The Museum of the Home

July 1st 2021
The Museum of the Home, formerly known as The Geffrye Museum has reopened following a major renovation... Read the rest of this entry

Free Online Seminar: The Impact of Food on the Climate

June 28th 2021
The Livery Climate Action Group presents a free online seminar on 'The Impact of Food on the Climate'... Read the rest of this entry

Guided Tour of Windsor Castle’s Private Garden

June 25th 2021
This guided, evening tour of Windsor Castle's private garden is in aid of Perennial... Read the rest of this entry

RHS launches largest scale plant collecting exercise to date

June 24th 2021
The RHS sets out to map UK’s 400,000 garden plants with help from the public... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Summer Shows to go ahead as planned following latest government announcement

June 16th 2021
RHS Summer Shows to go ahead as planned following latest government announcement with additional covid measures in place... Read the rest of this entry

City of London Green City Briefings – Green Roofs and Walls Webinar

June 15th 2021
AIPH, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, presents the next webinar - Green Roofs and Walls... 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

Herbival: A Festival of Herbs

June 6th 2021
A new one-day festival from the Garden Museum, Herbival puts herbs centre stage... Read the rest of this entry

Volunteers’ Week 2021

June 1st 2021
The first week of June, 2021 is the 37th annual Volunteer’s week, many of which are in the gardening sector. This week is a time to say thanks… Read the rest of this entry

'Project Giving Back' launched to offer charities the opportunity to create a garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

May 21st 2021
The RHS is celebrating the launch of 'Project Giving Back', a new support scheme that offers charities... Read the rest of this entry

Pollinating London Together: helping to re-green The City of London

May 18th 2021
A new environmental campaign spearheaded by the Livery Companies of The City of London aims to re-green the square mile of the City of London... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Virtual Chelsea Flower Show as Prelude to Autumn Show

May 17th 2021
The RHS Virtual Chelsea Flower Show returns for 2021, but this time as a prelude to the main event... Read the rest of this entry

The RHS Warns Against Problem Plant Purchases Online

May 13th 2021
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is advising the public to only buy plants online from reputable... Read the rest of this entry

Behind-the-Scenes Summer Tour at Chelsea Physic Garden

May 13th 2021
Join Chelsea Physic Garden Head of Plant Collections Nell Jones for a... Read the rest of this entry

AIPH Webinar to Explore the Use of Plants in City Water Management in a Changing Climate.

May 11th 2021
'Nature-based solutions for water management in cities’ is the second climate action topic in the series of City of London Green City Briefings... Read the rest of this entry

CIH - Young Horticulturist of the Year - Competition Opens

May 10th 2021
The Young Horticulturist of the Year 2021 competition is now open for entries... Read the rest of this entry

RHS Recognises Sustainable Gardening Products with New Award

May 8th 2021
The Royal Horticultural Society has revealed the shortlist for its first ever RHS Chelsea Sustainable Garden Product of the Year Award... Read the rest of this entry

FloraGuard - Fighting Plant Cyber Crime

May 5th 2021
Launching late last year, the FloraGuard project aims to mitigate the illegal online plant trade... Read the rest of this entry

Japanese Knotweed to 'Dominate' Gardens this Summer

April 30th 2021
Recent weather conditions mean that weeds, including knotweed will spring up... Read the rest of this entry

Daily Gardening is as Good for Mental Well-being as Regular Vigorous Exercise

April 26th 2021
A ground-breaking study reveals the more ‘doses’ of gardening you get, the better your well-being... Read the rest of this entry

National Gardening Week 2021

April 26th 2021
The RHS is encouraging the nation to celebrate the 'feel-good power' of gardens and green spaces for... 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

Natural England study finds that UK’s peatlands hold eight times more carbon compared to equivalent area of rainforest

April 21st 2021
A major new study by researchers from Natural England reviewed carbon storage impact... 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