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UK Garden Shows and Events during 2015

Below is a list of forthcoming Garden Shows and Events in the UK and the Republic of Ireland during 2015.

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All dates and times are to the best of our knowledge correct at the time of compiling this page. Always check with organisers before attending.

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Every Wednesday & Thursday
in June & July 2015
at 12.00 p.m. until 5.00 p.m.
"The Ridges" Orchard Tea Garden
Directions: From Chorley A6, Follow directions for Cowling & Rivington. Take Cowling Brow, follow road passing Spinners Arms on L.H.S. The Ridges, a few hundred yards further on R.H.S opposite Limbrick Cricket Field.
Tel: 01257 279981.
Parking: By roadside.
Admission: Free.

New for 2015. The Ridges Orchard Tea Garden. Serving cream teas, Home made cakes, assorted teas and coffees on new gazebo patio overlooking apple trees and colourful flower borders.
Saturday 4th July
& Sunday 5th July at 11.00 a.m.
Ashby de la Zouch Open Gardens
Ashby de la Zouch.
Tel: 01530 451445.
Parking: Various.
Admission: The ‘Passport' costs £3 per adult (accompanied under 16’s free), profits will be donated to Midland Air Ambulance and Hospice Hope. See website (below) for locations and more information.

Come and visit at least 15 beautiful yet different gardens in Ashby de la Zouch. This year we are opening again on Saturday and Sunday There are different gardens opening on each day so check the website for information. See a vast array of stunning and unusual plants in glorious locations. Plants for sale and scrumptious cakes!

Details of the gardens can be found at and on the ‘Passport’ that will be required to access the gardens.
Sunday 5th July 2015
at 10.00 a.m.
Browsholme Hall Plant and Garden Fair
Browsholme Hall
Tel: 01254 827166.
Parking: Free.
Admission: £4.00 Adults & OAPs, Children (under 16) Free.

For a day out to enjoy the magnificent landscaped gardens. Appreciate the delightful colours of early Spring and have an opportunity to buy unusual plants from specialist nurseries. Specialist nurseries, rural bygones, garden and artisan stalls. Plus - Guided garden walks, nature trail and Gardeners’ question time. Tea room open all day for light refreshments. Dogs welcome.
Sunday 5th July 2015
at 10.00 a.m.
Plant Hunters’ Fair at Sugnall Walled Garden
Sugnall Walled Garden
ST21 6NF
Tel: 01785 850820.
Parking: FREE.
Admission: ONLY £1.00 for Plant Fair, Garden Entry and Bluebell Woods.

Specialist Plant Fair with GREAT VALUE ENTRY PRICE of only £1.00 for the plant fair and entry to the 2 acre walled kitchen garden. Featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees,herbs, rare species and old heritage varieties. The Walled Kitchen Garden at Sugnall Hall, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, dates from 1738 and has been restored as a working kitchen garden, producing fruit and vegetables to serve in the tearoom and for home made jams and chutneys on sale at the garden. For those of you who have caught the "grow your own" bug the garden will be an inspiration. Visitors can explore the walled garden and can also roam the fragrant bluebell woods. Also available guided tours (separate charge). The tearoom will be serving home-made fare including teas and cake. The plant fair runs from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

More details at
Monday 13th July 2015
at 12 noon
Open Garden Tour at St Clere Gardens
TN15 6NL
Tel: 01892 820502.
Parking: FREE.
Admission: £13 includes teas, cakes and tour or £10 for groups of 10 or more.

Among those which are new to Hospice in the Weald Open Gardens scheme this year is St Clere gardens at Kemsing, opening on Monday 13th July (advance booking is essential by Monday 6th July). Nestling in 2800 acres of rolling Kent countryside, this is a wonderful opportunity to view the delightful formal terraces, herbaceous and shrub borders, productive kitchen and herb garden, lawns, rare trees and superb views across the fields and lake, all set against the backdrop of the historic 17th century mansion. The orangery is at the heart of the formal gardens and was recently restored back to its original design.

Tours will be available throughout the afternoon led by head gardener and estate foreman Martin Platt. He's a great story teller and will entertain you with tales of his 25 years’ experience of working at St Clere. Tickets are £13 and include your entrance, homemade tea and cake and a tour. The gardens will be open from 12.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. For tickets or a copy of the Hospice open garden brochure please contact Pam Coleman on 01892 820502
Saturday 1st August 2015
at 10.00 a.m.
Plant Hunters’ Fair at The National Memorial Arboretum
The National Memorial Arboretum,
Croxall Road,
DE13 7AR
Tel: 01283 792333.
Parking: Pay & Display.
Admission: FREE ENTRY to Plant Fair and lake side walks.

FREE ENTRY to this popular plant fair featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties. Simply something for every plant lover. Come for a great day out, find some lovely plants for your garden, get expert advice from the enthusiastic nurserymen, and take time to enjoy the peace and tranquillity, the trees, the memorials, and the parkland walks. Lunch, drinks, cakes and snacks available in the Arbour Restaurant. The Plant Fair runs from 10.00 4.30 p.m. Free Entry to the Arboretum and plant fair.

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Sunday 30th &
Monday 31st August 2015
at 10.00 a.m.
Plant Hunters' Fair at The Dorothy Clive Garden
The Dorothy Clive Garden,
Market Drayton.
Tel: 01630 647237.
Parking: FREE.
Admission: HALF PRICE entry to the Gardens and Plant Fair only £3.50.

One of the best loved garden events in the area with a winning line up of the best nurseries around, a most charming and beautiful garden and a truly relaxing and inviting atmosphere. The 12 acre Dorothy Clive Garden features a superb woodland garden, alpine scree, gravel garden, a damp garden, with stunning and colourful late summer flower borders. Explore the gardens, sit and relax in the many seating areas, and enjoy the tearoom's home baking on the terrace lawn, whilst enjoying the lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Great nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience. The garden offers a great special event price on these days of just £3.50 for garden and plant fair entry (Half the normal garden entry price). The plant fair runs on August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. both days.

For details of nurseries attending see
Saturday 5th September 2015
at 11.00 a.m.
Plant Hunters’ Fair at Bodenham Arboretum
Bodenham Arboretum,
DY11 5SY
Tel: 01562 852444.
Parking: FREE.
Admission: FREE ENTRY to the Plant Fair and Lakeside Restaurant.

FREE ENTRY to this popular Plant Fair featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, herbs , rare species and old heritage varieties. With expert advice from enthusiastic nursery men, simply something for every plant lover. Beautiful 156 acre arboretum with over 3000 types of trees and shrubs. Excellent lakeside restaurant. Plant fair runs from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Free entry to plant fair and restaurant. Entry to Arboretum optional at normal prices.

More details at
Saturday 12th September 2015
at 2.00 p.m.
Newton-Le-Willows Flower & Vegetable Show
Penkford School,
Wharf Road,
St Helens.
WA12 9XZ
Tel: 07415942418.
Parking: FREE.
Admission: FREE. Exhibitors pay 20p per entry.

Competitive classes for flowers, pot plants, vegetables, fruit, art, photography, baking, jam, jelly, chutney, flower arranging and also classes for children to enter. There will also be stalls selling plants, a tombola and a raffle. The Show will end at approximately 4.15 p.m. with the presentation to the winners and an auction of the produce.
Sunday 13th September 2015
at 10.00 a.m.
Plant Hunters' Fair at Weston Park
Weston Park,
Nr Shifnal.
TF11 8LE
Tel: 01952 850430.
Parking: FREE.
Admission: Gardens and Plant Fair with special low price entry of only £2.50.

New for 2015 we have added an Autumn plant fair to our calendar at Weston Park. If your garden is looking a little tired after summer then this is a great opportunity to find some late blooming plants to cheer it up. Autumn is also the perfect time to plant ready for next year’s bloom. The soil is still warm and plants have plenty of time to establish and make themselves at home before winter. The nursery folk will be more than happy to give you the benefit of their experience in planting and caring for the plants you buy so you can get the best from them. With entry just at £2.50 for the Gardens and Plant Fair it is a great chance to enjoy the changing season at Weston and visit our last fair of the 2015 season. Enjoy light refreshments in the Stables Coffee Bar or visit the Granary Bar, Grill and Restaurant. The plant fair runs from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

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