As well as the dazzling displays of daffodils, magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons in the Competitive Classes; floral art exhibits; more than 130 specialist nurseries and horticultural traders in the Plant Pavilion and Horticultural Heaven; an eclectic array of arts and crafts in the Artisan Area, and a Food from Cornwall marquee, there will be a number of enticing new features to attract even more visitors in 2020.
A dedicated Growing the Future space will focus on the ways in which we can all protect and enhance our natural environment. Participating organisations will offer a range of activities for children and families that will educate and inspire us all, with themes including wild nature and how we can make our domestic gardens more environmentally friendly.
Show gardens and botanical art will also make a welcome reappearance, and the photography exhibition will be reimagined. More information about our photographic themes and entry details will follow shortly.Our Schedule of Competitive Classes and the relevant entry forms can now be downloaded by clicking here.
We will be intruding a separate sheet listing all the classes that are eligible for novices to enter in the hope that more of you will be encouraged to compete so please join in!
Our operations manager, Claire Waldie (email@example.com | 07538 157089) would like to hear from willing volunteers to help with the set-up. If you can help, please do get in touch.
Discounted advance tickets for CGS members are now on sale at only £9 each and can be purchased by clicking here. Why not also snap up some early bird tickets for non-members at £10 each as Christmas gifts for friends and family?
If you are interested in exhibiting at the 2020 Spring Flower Show, please download the relevant forms below.
Our members have some truly beautiful and interesting gardens. Take a look to see some of the wonderful things growing.
You can take out CGS membership as an individual or as a family and there are lots of benefits.
Christine, Lady Skelmersdale has been a passionate gardener since childhood. She has run bulb specialists, Broadleigh Gardens in Somerset for 45 years; holds the National Collection® of Alec Gray CVS daffodils and has exhibited extensively at RHS Chelsea.
Christine has also been a member of the RHS Council for 12 years; President of the Friends of the Bristol Botanic Garden for seven years and Garden Advisor for RHS Garden, Rosemoor for 12 years. She was also Chairman of the 2012-15 RHS trial of drumstick alliums.
A regular contributor to RHS The Garden magazine, Christine is also the author of two books: Creative Gardening with Bulbs and A Gardener’s Guide to Bulbs.
In 2009, Christine was presented with the Victoria Medal of Honour (VMH) – the RHS’s highest award for services to horticulture.
Join us on Tuesday 11th February at 7.30pm at The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro
Lady Skelmersdale will join us on Wednesday 12th February at 2.30pm at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash where she shares her lecture ‘Beat the Drum’