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  • In early 2019, here at BBC Gardeners' World Live we launched the first Teapot Plantpot competition. The competition, for Early Years settings, runs alongside the immensely popular Schools Wheelbarrow competition which for Junior and Secondary schools.

    The competition has now closed and we're thrilled to announce the winners.

  • UK Florist of the Year - live finals

    05 Jun 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & British Florist Association

    BFA logoGardening is double the fun when you bring homegrown cut blooms indoors to enjoy as part of stunning displays within your home. Visitors to BBC Gardeners' World Live this year will get inspiration for just this from the British Florist Association (BFA) in live demos on the Pyramid Stage.

    Add to that the excitement of the live finals of UK Florist of the Year and you're sure to be delving into the art of home floristry in no time.

  • To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow

    03 Jun 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & Macmillan Cancer Support
    macmillan cancer support logoAudrey Hepburn has left a lasting legacy which is evident at this year’s BBC Gardeners' World Live - her iconic quote "To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow" has influenced Award-winning garden designer Martyn Wilson to create a  vibrant and thought-provoking Show Garden to highlight leaving a legacy gift to Macmillan Cancer Support.
  • The mysterious world of the plant breeder will be plunged into the limelight at this year's show!

    The breeders of up to 80 new plant varieties join forces, with gardening writer and broadcaster Peter Seabrook at the helm, to create a spectacular Plant Pyramid display in the Floral Marquee.

  • Rose 'Crazy in Love'

    22 May 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & Style Roses

    Style Roses logoRomantics will be sure to take a shine to the latest rose, launched by Style Roses at BBC Gardeners' World Live this year, Rose ‘Crazy in Love’.

    This celebration of love is a  stunning white shrub rose with large, repeat-flowering double rosette flowers in blends of cream and white with a pink blush on new flowers. 

  • Garden Day solutions with Home Solutions from John Lewis

    12 May 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & Home Solutions John Lewis
    Home Solutions John Lewis logoSunday 12 May marks Garden Day, a day to down your tools, pick up your parasols, and take some time to enjoy your garden. Here are some ideas from the team at Home Solutions at John Lewis - your one-stop site for tradespeople to help you with your home and garden.
  • Caring for orchids

    10 May 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & Westland

    westland logoThe orchid is a stalwart indoor plant adorning windowsills and shelves across the globe. With the right care, they can give a prolific, delightful, long-lasting flower display.

    The experts at Westland, sponsors of the Pyramid Stage at BBC Gardeners’ World Live, share their tips on caring for your orchid.

  • Watering and feeding your houseplants

    10 May 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & Westland

    westland logoHow and when to water your houseplants is critical to keeping them in tip-top condition.

    You’ll be able to get expert advice on the topic from Matt Biggs on the Pyramid Stage, in conjunction with stage sponsors Westland. But if you can’t wait until June, the Westland experts have shared the essentials of water care

  • Upstairs, downstairs - shopping for indoor plants

    30 Apr 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live

    From Air plants to Zantedeschia, there’s a houseplant out there for you! But how to choose? Think about your space…is it hot, cool, bright, dark, or damp. Do you want structure, trailing tendrils, colour or flamboyance?

    With a visit to BBC Gardeners’ World Live, you’ll be able to speak with some of the most knowledgeable people in the country. Talk to the growers themselves, or speak with The Plant Experts at their Advice Desk in the Floral Marquee, to discover and buy the plants that are perfect for you and your home.

  • Pistachio, rocket, fennel and red cabbage slaw

    29 Apr 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live

    Rocket is a great windowsill veg all year round. One of the most effective ways to grow rocket indoors is as a microgreen, as the young leaves are speedy to sprout, space-savvy and highly nutritious. 

    We've paired expert tips for growing rocket as a microgreen with a recipe by Dr Rupy Aujla (The Doctor's Kitchen) which he demonstrated live on stage at the BBC Good Food Show Summer 2018. (Remember, all tickets to BBC Gardeners' World Live include entry to this tasty show!)

  • Damson, the forgotten fruit

    25 Apr 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live & Woodland Trust

    Woodland Trust logoThe Woodland Trust knows pretty much everything that there is to know about trees. Their experts will share top tips at their Tree Surgery at the Show this year.

    As part of this, the Woodland Trust experts are shining the spotlight on one of their most loved trees - the damson.

    An all-too-often overlooked tree, the damson could be the perfect addition to your garden, big or small!

  • All-weather inspiration

    13 Mar 2019 BBC Gardeners' World Live

    BBC Gardeners’ World is back on BBC Two, which means the gardening season is well and truly underway! It’s wonderful to have Monty DonCarol KleinAdam Frost and the team on our screens and it's even more wonderful to know that they’ll be sharing gardening advice live at the show in June.

    As Monty mentioned on Friday’s TV programme, the climate this spring is anything but predictable. So here at BBC Gardeners’ World Live we’ll inspire you whatever the weather. Read on to uncover our Mothers’ Day Gift List, why Garvinea ‘Sweet Sunset’ is our plant of the month and much more.

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