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Special Events, Talks, Practical Sessions and Shows

We have developed a programme of special events, talks and practical sessions at the nursery throughout the year which are proving popular with our customers

Here you will find all the information you may need regarding the events we hold here. Whatever your interest in flowers you'll find something to interest you, even if your knowledge just goes as far as mothers day flowers .There is so much to learn and a lot of beauty to take in. We really hope we will see you here soon and spark your interest in the natural world.

Information on Talks and Practical Events - click here

Information on Flower Shows - click here

Special Events

Roger Harvey will be on hand to offer practical gardening advice

No need to book       

 

Hellebores in the Early Spring Garden

 

Friday 7 & Saturday 8 March 2014

 

9.30am - 4.30pm

FREE EVENT

 

Over 1000 hellebores for sale each day

 

       Stunning collection of hellebores all under cover including a wide range of colours, species, doubles, Bradfield Stars, anemone centred plants and Helleborus 'Winter Sunshine' and 'Winter Moonbeam' as mentioned in December 2011 Gardens Illustrated

  • 10% discount on all plants purchased on these days (excludes any other special offers)

  •  Demonstrations 

    1. propagating hellebores and how to keep your plants healthy without the use of sprays

    2. growing hellebores in pots

  •  Short talks throughout the day on how to get the best from your Hellebores and what looks good with them

  •  A wide range of winter flowering shrubs, perennials and rare snowdrop cultivars available for sale

  •  An undercover display incorporating Cornus, Salix, Cyclamen, Galanthus, Pulmonarias and Ferns

  •  Guided tours of the Hellebore stock tunnel: not normally open to the public (Donation to First Responders requested)

  • Order and reserve your favourite Hellebore colours to collect during the weekend or order in advance for them to be sent by mail order

Select the hellebore you wish to order, either from the catalogue or from the pictures on the hellebore web page

Send your order to us with a cheque for the appropriate amount and we will contact you when these plants are available for your collection during February/March 2014

Before pre-ordering please read the important information on the hellebore page

  • Wide selection of woodland and shade loving perennials available

  • Tasty breakfasts, good coffee, delicious lunches and afternoon teas available in the award winning Orchard Room Roast lunches on Sundays. Booking advisable

  • Mail order service for all hellebores

 


Gardening in Woodland & Shade

Friday 25 & Saturday 26 April 2014

 

9.30am - 4.30pm

FREE EVENT

 Most gardens have an area of shade. Specialist advice from our Chelsea Gold Medal winning team on what to grow in these tricky areas.

  • Under cover shady border display as seen at The RHS London Show earlier this month

  • How to prepare neglected woodland for planting

  • A wide range of rare and unusual shade and woodland plants will be available for purchase including Epimediums, Polygonatums and Woodland Anemones

  • Short Talks throughout the day on what to grow in shady and woodland areas, especially dry shade. Planting schemes discussed

  • 10% discount on all plants purchased on these days (excludes any other special offers)

  • Tours of the Chelsea Stock Plant Tunnel (Donation to First Responders requested)

  • Tasty breakfasts, good coffee, delicious lunches and afternoon teas available in the award winning Orchard Room

  

                                         Disporum megalanthemum                                         Epimedium rubrum

 


Special Flavours of Chelsea Weekend

We have some wonderful plants to exhibit at Chelsea this year and for those of you that are not venturing to The Chelsea Flower Show we have decided to bring the flavours of the show to Harveys Garden Plants.

Friday 23 & Saturday 24 May

9.30am - 4.30pm

FREE EVENT

  • There will be a special display being built at the nursery based on the plants we are using on our stand at Chelsea

  • Special offers on plants available from just £1.50

  • Special large show plants available for sale, not required at Chelsea this year but, will add a real statement to your garden!

  • 10% off all plants purchased on these days (excludes any other special offers)

We look forward to welcoming you to the nursery over our special weekend

 

      Our 2012 Chelsea Gold Medal Winning Display                                      Our 2013 Silver Gilt  Medal Winning Display

Chelsea 2014 plant list

Watch this space!

 


Special Autumn Open Days

Does your garden lack colour and interest later in the year?

Colour in the garden in late summer and early autumn can be difficult to achieve

On these Special Days the vibrant display in the revamped Long Border will demonstrate how to liven up your garden

 

Friday 12 & Saturday 13 September 2014

 

9.30am - 4.30pm

 

FREE EVENT

  •   A wide selection of autumn flowering plants will be available for purchase including Heleniums, Anemone hybrida  varieties, Sedums, grasses, and asters

  •  Expert advice and guidance from Roger Harvey and the qualified team

  •  Pre-ordering possible

  • Personal guided tour of 'The Gardens'

  • Talks throughout the day on how to prolong flowering throughout the autumn

  • 10% discount on all plants purchased on these days (excludes any other special offers)

  • Tasty breakfasts, good coffee, delicious lunches and afternoon teas available in the award winning Orchard Room

      

 


Flower Shows 2014

 

We attend a number of garden shows around the country

These are the ones we plan to attend in 2014 - more dates may be added

Pre-ordered plants can be brought to any show, but at least one week's notice is needed

 

RHS London Plant & Design Show

21 & 22 February

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

20 - 24 May

Helmingham Hall Spring Fair

25 May

BBC Gardenerís World Live, Birmingham

11 - 15 June

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

8 - 13 July

 

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