Tuesday, February 20, 2018

04 Jan

Your 2012 Gardening Event Calendar!

Gardening creates a great sense of community between like-minded people. This year make that extra effort to get involved in gardening activities all over the country or in your local area. There are plenty of special days dedicated to the garden, take a look at our calendar below and get involved!

January

28th-29th – Big Garden Birdwatch. A fun, free and easy way to do your part to help the RSPB. Spend an hour in your garden making a note of birds you see and upload your results here - http://www.rspb.org.uk/birdwatch/. The RSPB also run local events- so get involved!

February

25th – Potato Day. One of many potato days accross Britain throughout the next few months. The Potato day at the Garden Museum, London should be brilliant!

March

8th – National Agricultural Day. A day to remember and recognize the contributions of agriculture all over the world.

April

16th-22nd - National Gardening Week. Launched by the RHS, this week aims to get Britain growing! The RHS want people to open their gardens to the public, organise events and share their gardening advice. Take a look at Gardening Week events by clicking here!

May

22nd-26th - Chelsea Flower Show! The famous Chelsea flower show allows you to view stunning garden designs and shop for the very best plants – not one to miss!

June

13th-17th – BBC Gardeners world Live. Held at the NEC, Birmingham, it’s the only way you’ll get to see all your favourite gardening experts doing live demonstrations. Theres also over 100 specialist growers and nurseries dotted around the event.

July

3rd-8th – Hampton Court Palace Flower Show! There’s always lots to do at Hampton Court, whether your there to view the plants, go shopping or spend a day out with the family.

August

8th – 14th – National Allotment Week! Get out into your allotment during this week or look into renting an allotment in the future! There are also lots of activities- click here to find out more.

September

16th-18th Harrogate Autumn Flower Show! Held at the The Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate, this flower show is the perfect way to take a look at new plants and gardening products.

October

9th-10th – RHS London Autumn Harvest Show! The best of the season’s harvest is celebrated at this show. There are competitions and plenty of displays to draw inspiration from.


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