Ascot Spring Garden Show set to bloom

With the clocks forward and gardeners crawling out of hibernation, the inaugural Ascot Spring Garden Show is all set to bloom this April as the first major gardening event of the season in the south-east region.

With 12 inspiring gardens set to showcase, specialist nurseries and a range of quality exhibitors, set against the grace and style of Ascot’s famous Racecourse, the Show promises to be a great way to celebrate the start of the gardening season.

The complimentary Talks Theatre will play host to a line-up of horticultural professionals offering expert advice, gardening tips and a sprinkle of humour as well as a dash of horticultural history.

Guest speakers include David Domoney, sharing unusual gardening techniques, inspiration for sensory gardens and his ‘Confessions of a TV gardener’; Simon Lycett, (pictured left) known for his wonderful displays at private events for Royalty and celebrities, who will be sharing his top tips for floral fabulousness and Pippa Greenwood, who will share her favourite methods to ensure your home grown veg stays healthy right through to harvest time.

The top team from the Gardens of Windsor Great Park will also be on hand to give expert advice on choosing plants for a spring garden and they will reveal how The Savill Garden and the Valley Gardens, were developed into the stunning landscapes seen today.

The Ascot Spring Garden Show will be held on the south side of Ascot’s iconic Grandstand and will offer excellent facilities for food and drink, entertainment and shopping Parking is free to show visitors. There will be a botanic themed afternoon tea available each day in the Parade Ring Restaurant.

The Show opens on 13th April until 15th April, 2018 – tickets are £20 in advance or £24 on the day. Please visit www.ascot.co.uk/gardenshow for more information.

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