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Demo Bench

The Demo Bench

Set in the heart of our Floral Marquee, the Demo Bench hosted by Jim Buttress & Lucy Chamberlain 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.

See the timetable below along with the demo titles.

Thursday 15 June

10:40pm
Laurence Hobbs joined by Lucy Chamberlain 
Orchids for Beginners
11:20pm
Pennard Plants joined by Lucy Chamberlain 
Incredible Edibles
12pm
Nick Bailey interview with Jim Buttress
12:50pm
Hardy's Cottage Plants joined by Jim Buttress
Summer Perennials
1:30pm
Diarmuid Gavin interview with Jim Buttress
2:10pm
Peter Seabrook interview with Jim Buttress
2:50pm
Plantagogo joined by Jim Buttress 
How to get the best from heuchera, heucherella and tiarella
3:30pm
Diarmuid Gavin interview with Jim Buttress

 

Friday 16 June

10am
Larchfield Trees joined by Jim Buttress Repotting
Japanese Maples
10:40am
Barnsdale Nursery joined by Jim Buttress 
Plants for the Cottage Garden
11:20am
W Robinson & Son joined by Jim Buttress 
Vegetables for Every Taste
12pm
Carol Klein interview with Jim Buttress
12:50pm
Mendip Bonsai joined by Lucy Chamberlain 
Bonsai Growing Techniques
1:30pm
Chris Collins joined by Lucy Chamberlain
2:50pm
Craig House Cacti joined by Jim Buttress 
Planting up a Terrarium
3:30pm
Hoyland Plant Centre
Propogation and cultivation of agapanthus and nareen
4:20pm
Mick Poultney National Vegetable Society joined by Jim Buttress 
Compost & No Dig Cultivation

 

Saturday 17 June

10:40am
Laurence Hobbs joined by Lucy Chamberlain 
Orchids for Beginners
11:20am
Pennard Plants joined by Lucy Chamberlain 
Incredible Edibles
12pm
Joe Swift interview with Jim Buttress
12:50pm
Hardy's Cottage Plants joined by Jim Buttress
Summer Perennials
1:30pm
Chris Collins joined by Lucy Chamberlain (S)
2:10pm
Hoyland Plant Centre joined by Jim Buttress
2:50pm
Plantagogo joined by Jim Buttress 
How to get the best from heuchera, heucherella and tiarella
3:30pm
Carol Klein interview with Jim Buttress
4:20pm
Mick Poultney National Vegetable Society joined by Jim Buttress 
Compost & No Dig Cultivation

 

Sunday 18 June

10am
Larchfield Trees joined by Jim Buttress 
Repotting Japanese Maples
10:40am
Barnsdale Nursery joined by Jim Buttress 
Plants for the Cottage Garden
11:20am
W Robinson & Son joined by Jim Buttress 
Vegetables for Every Taste
12pm
Monty Don interview with Jim Buttress
12:50pm
Mendip Bonsai joined by Lucy Chamberlain 
Bonsai Growing Techniques
1:30pm
Chris Collins joined by Lucy Chamberlain
2:10pm
Tynings Climbers
A passion for climbers
2:50pm
Craig House Cacti joined by Jim Buttress 
Planting up a Terrarium

 

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