Grow & Know

An eco marquee takes centre stage of the Grow and Know area. The marquee is home to talks on sustainable gardening, demonstrations and interactive art.  If you're looking for inspiration or top tips on growing then this is the place to be.

Grow & Cook Theatre

Discover our Grow and Cook Theatre hosted by Mark Diacono. You can pick up tips from top chefs including Raymond Blanc (Thu) and John Torode (Fri & Sat). Take note as chefs show you how easy it is to create recipes with food you can grow at home.

There are no limitations when it comes to growing at home no matter the space you have. From containers, window sills, allotments and gardens there is something to ignite everyone's imagination.

Visit our Experts page for a full list of guests you can see at the festival.

Grow to Show Competitions

You don't need experience here, just a bunch of enthusiasm and imaginations. This is the place for gardening enthusiast to showcase their home grown flowers and produce.

Want to showcase your own gardening talents? Head over to our Compete page for details on how to enter

Eco, Green and Gardening  

Gardening expert Hannah Genders returns to host Eco, Green and Growing. Listen to talks on sustainability and community gardening. Or you can get your hands dirty with workshops on growing from seed.

National Plant Societies 

Home to a selection of hand picked plant societies. They have a wealth of knowledge and friendly advice they want to share with you. Come back soon to see which societies are joining us.