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Demo Bench

The Demo Bench

The Demo Bench

Set in the heart of our Floral Marquee, the Demo Bench is where you'll find a line up of the BBC Two Gardeners' World presenters alongside a selection of the expert growers from the Floral Marquee. The experts will share their specialist knowledge, from bonsai to lilies, a must-see for keen gardeners looking to gain new gardening skills.

The Demo Bench timetable will be posted here as soon as possible.

 

Thursday

10.30am

A beginner's guide to orchids with  Laurence Hobbs

11.30am Presentations of the FM and BB Awards
12.30pm An audience with Adam Frost
1.30pm Mendip Bonsai : Bonsai growing explained
2.30pm An audience with Mark Lane
3.30pm Plantagogo - Heuchera, Heucherella, Tiarella
4.30pm W Robinson and Sons: From plot to plate
5.15pm  Larchfield Trees: Japanese maples

 

Friday 

 

9.45am A beginner's guide to orchids with Laurence Hobbs
10.30am The Norfolk Olive Tree: Growing olive trees in the UK
11.30am An Audience with Michael Perry
12.30pm W Robinson and Sons: From plot to plate
1.30pm An Audience with Carol Klein
2.30pm An Audience with Monty Don
3.30pm An Audience with Michael Perry
4.30pm Hardy Cottage Garden Plants: Herbaceous perennials 
5.15pm Larchfield TreesP: Japanese Maples

 

Saturday

9.45am Hoyland Plant Centre: Agapanthus, Nerines, Clivias
10.30am The Norfolk Olive Tree: Growing olive trees in the UK
11.30am Larchfield Trees: Japanese maples
12.30pm An Audience with Joe Swift
1.30pm Plantagogo - Heuchera, Heucherella, Tiarella
2.30pm An Audience with Carol Klein (S)
3.30pm A beginner's guide to orchids with Laurence Hobbs
4.30pm Mendip Bonsai: Bonsai growing explained
5.15pm Hardy Cottage Garden Plants: Herbaceous perennials 

 

Sunday

9.45am Plantagogo - Heuchera, Heucherella, Tiarella
10.30am  Darren Rudge 'Teabags, bras and tights, gardening economically with household items'
11.30am An Audience with Nick Bailey
12.30pm An Audience with Adam Frost
1.30pm Hoyland Plant Centre: Agapanthus, Nerines, Clivias
2.30pm The Norfolf Olive Tree: Growing olive trees in the UK
3.30pm An Audience with Nick Bailey

 

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