Garden trade industry events, shows and exibitions

Trade Shows

The trade show season for 2018 is gearing up and promises to be a lucrative time for garden centre traders, with sales to make and people to meet. Here, we look at a selection of the big trade shows and highlight the speakers and exhibitors which we think are must-sees. We at Garden Trade Specialist also look forward to meeting you at some of the shows!

Garden Re-Leaf Day FUNdraiser for the Greenfingers Charity

Garden Re-Leaf Day is fast approaching – March 18th - and brands and individuals from across the garden retail sector are getting ready to FUNdraise for the Greenfingers charity.

The Garden Re-Leaf Sponsored Walk & Cycle Challenge

Whether its walking 10 miles or cycling 75 miles, the Sponsored Walk and Cycle challenge remains one of the best attended events in the Garden Re-Leaf roster.

This year the event will see representatives from Glee, Evergreen Garden Care, Mr Fothergill’s Seeds (Team ‘The Lightening Seeds’), Capi Europe, DLF, Hornby Whitefoot PR, Hozelock, Woodmansterne and Linford Forum (Team ‘The Proclaimers’) tackle the walk. 

Kate Gould’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Sanctuary Garden, ‘Out of the Shadows’

Our post-pandemic gardens are being asked to work harder for us than ever. They are being tasked to not only grow plants, but also to provide an outdoor extension to our homes where we can relax, exercise, entertain and eat. Kate Gould’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Sanctuary Garden, ‘Out of the Shadows’ is a lesson in how the pandemic has changed the concept of the garden, with even the smallest now being tasked to serve multiple functions and incorporate modern lifestyle needs.

‘Out of the Shadows’ is one of the RHS’ ‘Sanctuary Gardens’ and is a small, contemporary garden which packs a huge punch in terms of the lifestyle it delivers, in a perfectly tranquil and harmonious way. The garden features a state-of-the-art Jacuzzi swim spa for exercising, spaces for seating and relaxation, climbing bars, and a yoga/ me

Four Oaks Trade Show 2022

Excitement is building for a spectacular return for the 50th anniversary Four Oaks Trade Show in 2022, set for 6 & 7 September at our Cheshire nursery site. 

Exhibiting offers the opportunity to meet with buyers, from across the horticultural trade sector, who come to look for new plants, products, technology, services and to connect with suppliers, colleagues, friends old and new. After a two-year gap and with new features including a comprehensive conference program, there is much to attract visitors who are expressing great anticipation at returning to Four Oaks once more.