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 (firstname.lastname@example.org | 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.
Join us in our spring oasis within the Royal Cornwall Showground on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April 2020 and explore an array of horticultural delights. Enjoy wide-ranging and stunning displays of spring flowers and shrubs, plus beautiful floral art and photographic displays. And if you fancy indulging in a bit of garden-related retail therapy we have everything you could wish for with over 60 prestigious nurseries selling fabulous plants and bulbs and another 50 plus retailers selling garden-related goodies.
Started in Spring 1994, Botallick is a spring woodland garden with an extensive collection of magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons spread over four acres. It also includes an orchard stocked with Cornish varieties and wild flowers. The Bucknell family who own the garden often exhibit blooms in the competitive Classes at our annual Spring Flower Show.
Sisters, Adrienne and Trish, are developing South Bosent with wildlife in mind. It comprises several themed gardens, woodland plantings, large mixed borders and a four-acre meadow. Other features include a mini-lake, waterfall and rill on the terrace,and several plant collections, all designed to provide year-round interest. Along with thousands of planted bulbs throughout the garden, a bluebell wood runs alongside the stream pathway.
A booking form can now be downloaded by clicking here.