Be a part of something new this spring - the Ascot Spring Garden Show.
Guests can look forward to visiting six inspiring show gardens, peruse a fine array of horticultural trade exhibitors, purchase plants from a range of specialist plant nurseries, enjoy a daily programme of free talks and receive personal gardening advice from horticultural experts. Supported by The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens at Windsor Great Park, the Ascot Spring Garden Show promises top quality horticulture, unsurpassed service and state-of the-art facilities at the historic racecourse.
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David Domoney, from ITV's Love Your Garden, offers a brilliant tip for keeping squirrels from eating your newly planted bulbs.
Gardening Expert Domoney will be giving more gardening hints and tips at the inaugural Ascot Spring Garden Show which takes place at Ascot Racecourse from 13th - 15th April.
February in the garden is filled with anticipation. The first signs of life are beginning to emerge as the plants shake off their winter dormancy. Splashes of colour illuminate dark corners to herald the start of spring. And there is plenty of preparation to do.
The Young Gardeners of the Year competition pioneered by TV Gardener David Domoney in association with The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community has been launched at Ascot Racecourse.
The 2018 ‘Young Gardeners of the Year’ competition has been launched on 16th January at Ascot Racecourse ahead of the build of the gardens at the brand-new Ascot Spring Garden Show this April.
Ascot’s Plaza Lawns will be transformed into a fabulous Plant Village with plants for sale from a carefully selected range of specialist nurseries offering the first opportunity of the gardening year to buy plants at a major horticultural show in the South East.
Peruse an impressive range of stylish stands offering garden furniture, gadgets, tools, machinery, greenhouses, sculpture, terracotta pots and more.
Exhibitors have been carefully selected to present a collection of bespoke, beautiful and useful products, many not available at your local garden centre.
Guests can enjoy 12 inspiring gardens, six show gardens from established designers and a further six gardens created by talented horticultural students for the Young Gardeners of the Year Competition, peruse a fine array of horticultural trade exhibitors, purchase plants from a range of specialist plant nurseries, enjoy a daily programme of free talks and receive personal gardening advice from horticultural experts.
Essential to any kitchen is a good selection of herbs. Whilst most herbs are affordable and readily available in a dried form, nothing beats the flavour and freshness of home grown herbs. Luckily, a lot of popular herbs are easy to grow and require little outdoor space.
Whilst the gardens of our dreams may resemble rolling meadows, the reality is that most of us must squeeze our horticultural ambition into slightly more snug spaces.
However, having limited garden space - or no garden at all - needn’t stop you from enjoying beautiful blooms both inside the home and out.
John Anderson, Keeper of the Gardens at Windsor Great Park, offers tips for gardeners for planting early in the year.
Each year since 2000, the colour company Pantone announce which hue is to be recognised as the Colour of the Year. After a joint title-holder was decided in 2017, when the pastel pink Rose Quartz and powder blue Serenity were both chosen, the 2018 Pantone Colour of the year has been revealed as Ultra Violet.