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Spring flower power at Exbury Gardens

An array of rare plants will be on display indoors and out when Exbury Gardens in the New Forest opens its gates for the season on 18 March. Visitors can see beautiful lachenalias, also known as leopard lilies, and gorgeous orchids displayed in an indoor exhibition at the popular Hampshire woodland garden and then wander […]

Hillier unveils design for BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair

For the second year running Hillier will be headline partner of the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair at Beaulieu in Hampshire, which takes place between 29 April and 1 May 2022, and with it is creating the Hillier Experience. The Hillier Experience, which proved incredibly popular at the inaugural Spring Fair in 2021, will see […]

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants Announce Retirement from RHS Chelsea Flower Show

After almost three decades and an incredible 24 RHS Gold Medals, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants has announced their retirement from exhibiting at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Hardy’s were due to present their finale exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2021 with their largest ever exhibit. Sadly, as RHS Chelsea has had to be […]

Growing for RHS Chelsea during a pandemic

Planning for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show happens many months before the event. Once the gardens are designed, the plants then need to be grown for the show so that they’re in peak condition for the event. But throw a pandemic into the mix and the usual time frames go out the window. Hampshire nursery […]

Discover glorious Exbury Gardens

Enjoy a blooming summer staycation visit to Exbury Gardens – with activities for kids too

Exbury Gardens celebrates centenary

Exbury Gardens celebrates centenary in 2019 with unveiling of new ‘secret’ garden & exhibit at RHS Chelsea.