OUR 106TH SPRING FLOWER SHOW 2017 1ST AND 2ND APRIL WILL BE AT BOCOONOC.
THERE ARE SOME CHANGES TO THE SHOW THIS YEAR
- THE MAIN MARQUEE IS LARGER AND MOVED TO THE LAWN NEAR THE HOUSE. THE SHOW GARDENS WILL BE IN THE CENTRE TOGETHER WITH A BOOK LAUNCH OF ‘THE BEST GARDENS OF CORNWALL; THEIR PEOPLE AND PLANTS’ BY TIM HUBBARD.
- THE CHILDRENS MARQUEE WILL BE DEVOTED TO CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES AND WILL INCLUDE THEIR COMPETITIVE CLASS ENTRIES, A HANDS ON DISPLAY BY ‘ RAPTORS AND REPTILES’, WORKSHOPS. THE CORNWALL SQUIRREL PROJECT WITH THINGS TO MAKE and FACE PAINTING. RHS SCHOOLS PROJECT.
- THE SEATING MARQUEE WILL HAVE A BAR.
- LECTURES, GARDEN QUESTIONS AND PRIZE GIVING WILL BE IN THE GARDEN ROOM OF THE HOUSE.
THERE WILL BE OVER 120 TRADE STANDS AND PLENTY OF PLACES OF TO BUY FOOD - TO EAT ON THE DAY OR TAKE AWAY
AN AMAZING DISPLAY OF COMPETITIVE CLASSES IN THE STABLE YARD.
CASH BACK WILL BE AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS IN THE CGS GARDEN SOCIETY MARQUEE IN THE STABLE YARD.
THE CAR PARKS WILL HAVE BETTER WEATHER PROTECTION.
ADVANCE TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM MARCH ONWARDS AT LECTURES AT THE ALTHORNE HOTEL, TRURO. ADVANCE TICKET BOOKING FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL LECTURES AND TICKETS ON LINE FROM WWW.CRBO.CO.UK/SPRINGSHOW , BY PHONE TO 01726875900 OR MAIN TIC OFFICES.
AS ALWAYS WE NEED YOUR TO HELP TO BRING THE SHOW TO LIFE - DURING THE SET UP WEEK WITH BUILIDNG STANDS AND DRAPING THEM AND THEN DURING THE SHOW TO BE STEWARDS AROUND THE SITE AND IN THE MARQUEES.
THE SCHEDULE OF COMPETITIVE CLASSES AND ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE TO PRINT OUT ON LINE FROM THE SHOW PAGE
WE HOPE THAT YOU WILL ENTER COMPETITIVE CLASSES – YOU MAY HAVE THE PLANTS THAT BEAT ALL OTHERS
WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR SUPPORT. COME ALONG ALONG AND HAVE A GREAT DAY OUT.
PETER GILMORE SHOW DIRECTOR
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.
7.30pm - The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro TR1 1ZQ -
Nick Morgan - 'The New Greenhouse at Wisley'
With a 45-year career in professional horticulture including a key role within the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) as superintendent of its glass and propagation departments, from which he has only recently retired, Nick Morgan is well placed to lecture on differing aspects of glass house culture.
2.30pm - Trethorne Leisure Park, Kennards House, Launceston PL15 8QE -
Nick Morgan - 'How to Make the Best and Most Productive Use of a Small Greenhouse'
Nick is a Member of the RHS Tender Ornamental Plant Committee, who is trained by the independent standards organisation for the pesticide, fertiliser and allied industries, BASIS, as an advisor for amenity horticulture. An occasional contributor to RHS magazine, The Garden, He is also an engaging lecturer on the national and international circuit.