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Advice Desk & Demo Bench

The Advice Desk

The Advice Desk

Manned by horticultural experts, the Advice Desk in the Floral Marquee is the place to go for one-to-one advice. So come armed with your gardening questions as you can use our experts for all manner of queries:

  • Discuss plants for problem areas in your garden - and then find out where to buy them at the Show
  • Get tips for growing or propagating the plants that you've bought at the show
  • Bring samples of plants you'd like identified
  • Have photos with you of garden pests/diseases you'd like diagnosed, and help with the cure

Our experts are on hand and ready to help!

The Demo Bench

The Demo Bench

Set in the heart of our Floral Marquee, the Demo Bench hosted by Jim Buttress is where you'll find a selection of the expert growers, who are exhibiting at the Show, share specialist knowledge, from bonsai to lilies, a must-see for keen gardeners looking to gain new gardening skills.


Exhibitor Demo (TBA)
Exhibitor Demo (TBA)
Interview with Nick Bailey hosted by Jim Buttress
Exhibitor Demo (TBA)
Diarmuid Gavin
Hoyland Plant Centre hosted by Jim Buttress
Plantagogo hosted by Jim Buttress


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