Events and Show

New Magnum Opus Glasshouse RHS Hampton Court

The Hartley Botanic 2022 RHS Chelsea Flower Show tradestand

This year, English Greenhouse and Glasshouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic will be returning to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with a tradestand themed around Calm & Wellbeing. The stand will feature three enviable Hartley Botanic Greenhouses and is being built and planted by…

Solex Sold Out

We are very pleased to announce that after a two-year covid induced absence SOLEX (The Summer Outdoor Living Exhibition) space has sold out, and there is already an exhibitor waiting list for 2023! 

This is great news for the exhibition and the industry, as we will once again be bringing together all the top outdoor leisure brands from across the UK, Ireland, and Europe under one roof.


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Garden Re-Leaf Day FUNdraiser for the Greenfingers Charity

Garden Re-Leaf Day is fast approaching – March 18th - and brands and individuals from across the garden retail sector are getting ready to FUNdraise for the Greenfingers charity.

The Garden Re-Leaf Sponsored Walk & Cycle Challenge

Whether its walking 10 miles or cycling 75 miles, the Sponsored Walk and Cycle challenge remains one of the best attended events in the Garden Re-Leaf roster.

Kate Gould’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Sanctuary Garden, ‘Out of the Shadows’

Our post-pandemic gardens are being asked to work harder for us than ever. They are being tasked to not only grow plants, but also to provide an outdoor extension to our homes where we can relax, exercise, entertain and eat. Kate Gould’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Sanctuary Garden, ‘Out of the Shadows’ is a lesson in how the pandemic has changed the concept of the garden, with even the smallest now being tasked to serve multiple functions and incorporate modern lifestyle needs.…


 Taking place next week (February 17th, Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire), GIMA’s first Day Conference of 2022, focused on the forthcoming changes to the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations (EPR), has just a few places remaining.

Interested parties who want to learn more about the EPR regulation changes that are set to come into effect in 2023, are being urged to secure one of the remaining places for this special one-day event.

The forthcoming EPR changes will see any businesses that turns over more than £1million,…

Four Oaks Trade Show 2022

Excitement is building for a spectacular return for the 50th anniversary Four Oaks Trade Show in 2022, set for 6 & 7 September at our Cheshire nursery site. 

Exhibiting offers the opportunity to meet with buyers, from across the horticultural trade sector, who come to look for new plants, products, technology, services and to connect with suppliers, colleagues, friends old and new. After a two-year gap and with new features including a comprehensive conference program, there is much to attract visitors who are expressing great anticipation at returning to Four Oaks…

Kimberley and Matt 120 milers - Garden Re Leaf Day

The much-loved Garden Re-Leaf Day Sponsored Walk and Cycle Challenge is making its return this March 18th.

Having last taken place in 2020 just before the pandemic took hold, the return of the ever-popular challenge will be music to the ears of those Garden Re-Leaf supporters that have made the event an essential part of their annual FUNdraising plans. 

This year’s Garden Re-Leaf Day Sponsored Walk and Cycle Challenge will start and end at Dobbies World’s End store, near Aylesbury, with teams and individuals invited to join in the fun. The route

Glee Stand

Echoing the incredible growth that is shaping the garden retail sector, Glee 2022 – taking part in late June (28th – 30th, NEC Birmingham) - is enjoying pre-pandemic levels of activity, helping the exhibition to fill 80% of its exhibition space with just five months to go until the doors open on this year’s edition of the leading garden retail event.

With four halls of the NEC fit to bursting (that’s one more hall than in 2021!), Glee 2022 – the very first to take place in late June, helping the show to better align with the renewed buying cycle – will…

GIMA logo

Ahead of its first Day Conference of 2022, GIMA has revealed more details about what attendees can expect to learn during the one-day event focused on Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations (EPR).

Taking place on February 17th at Wyboston Lakes in Bedfordshire, the packed agenda will look at the EPR regulation changes that are set to come into effect in 2023. These changes will see any businesses that turn over more than £1million, or handle more than 25 tonnes of packaging annually, become responsible for the full cost of managing all packaging they place…

The LANDSCAPE Show 2022

Showcasing the Landscaping industry more than ever before, The LANDSCAPE Show 2022 looks to bring more exhibitors, more visitors and more features than ever before to Hall 3 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on the 28th and 29th September. 

This year LANDSCAPE introduces brand new features, including a Student Showcase by London College of Garden Design, and an additional program of ‘How to’ Seminars alongside their already outstanding program of 40 CPD accredited sessions for anyone in the industry to learn, grow, be inspired and expand their skills. Back again is…

Tammy Woodhouse, GCA Chairman Elect speaking to delegates at the last GCA conference, which was held in 2020..jpg

THE GARDEN Centre Association’s (GCA) 56th annual conference due to take place at the end of this month has been postponed as a result of the ongoing spread of Omicron (January 2022).

The organisation’s executive committee has taken the decision to defer the event based on safety concerns and made the announcement to members this morning (January 10).

Tammy Woodhouse, GCA Chairman Elect, who is due to take office as Chairman this month, explains: “I’m very disappointed to announce that we’ve decided to postpone the January 2022 GCA conference.