Garden Shows & Plant Fairs
For smaller local plant fairs and shows, please see our diary pages.
Bloom, Phoenix Park, Dublin
Irish garden show and plant fair, held at the end of May/beginning of June each year.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show, London
The oldest RHS show and the most famous, held at the end of May each year. Best for stunning show gardens by international designers and a huge floral marquee with displays from nurseries. You can’t buy plants but can order them here.
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Surrey
Held in July every year, the huge RHS show is best for plant and product-buying, but the conceptual show gardens are beginning to really make a name for themselves as well.
Malvern Spring Gardening Show, Worcestershire
Held in early May each year. A large but friendly fair that is fantastic for plant-buying. Also has some small show gardens.
RHS Show Tatton Park, Cheshire
Huge show often with show gardens from up-and-coming designers and lot so of plants including from more northern nurseries.
Beervelde Garden Days, Belgium
Spring and autumn plant fairs, every second weekend of May and October, that count among the most important horticultural events in Belgium.
Chaumont Festival International des Jardins, France
Summer-long conceptual design show which has recently expanded with exhibitions and garden events.
The Gardens at Cornerstone Place, California, USA
Permanent show gardens that are periodically updated and changed, from renowned international designers.
Hex Festival of Rare Plants, Belgium
Summer and autumn plant fairs, every second weekend of June and September, with specialist nurseries and plenty of demonstrations and talks.
International Garden Festival, Reford Gardens, Métis, Canada
Summer-long contemporary garden show, attracting international designers to create stunning modern and conceptual gardens.