Rosy news from the RHS
The RHS is celebrating record membership figures and announcing, as part of the biggest investment programme in its history, the creation of two RHS centres, in Scotland and Yorkshire. Please click here to continue reading.
Britain gives National Gardening Week the Thumbs up
The nation is gearing up for the UK’s first National Gardening Week, 16 – 22 April 2012, with an array of schools, libraries, community groups and gardening clubs signing up to take part and make sure it is an action packed week. Please click here for how people can get involved.
National Gardening Week to Launch New RHS Quest for Young Talent
RHS Show Cardiff (20–22 April) is the launch pad for the first Young School Gardener of the Year competition – a nationwide search to find the best young grower in the land. Aimed at gardeners up to the age of 16, the annual competition will be a key initiative in the first National Gardening Week (16–22 April) Click here to read more about the competition.
RHS Plant Committees get involved in National Gardening Week
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced there will be three ‘Committee Clinics’ taking place during National Gardening Week at Partner Gardens around the country. The locations of these gardens have been chosen to further strengthen the nationwide activities taking place during the week. Click here to find out more.
2012 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Artisan Gardens announced
The Artisan Garden category returns to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by M&G Investments, for a second year with extraordinary exhibits from designers using natural, sustainably resourced materials and traditional craftsmanship to create stylish gardens. Click here to get the full list of gardens.
Compare and Contrast
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is asking gardeners to vote for their favourite hyacinth from the 25 different cultivated varieties growing in this year’s hyacinth trial at RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey. The charity will announce the gardeners’ choice in late April. Please click here to continue reading.
Activities at RHS Gardens this May
Looking for an exciting day out for the whole family this May, where you can entertain adults and children alike with relaxing walks and a variety of events all in one place? Then families need look no further than their nearest RHS garden for a fantastic day out. Please click here to continue reading.