Grow & Know

Centred around an Eco Marquee with 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.

Our Cookery Theatre finds a new home here in Grow & Know. Hosted by award winning author Mark Diacono, he is cooking with ingredients you can easily grow at home. 

Grow & Cook Theatre

The cookery theatre finds a new home in Grow & Know.  Our experts, including John Torode and Valentine Warner, are on hands to show you how easy it is to create delicious recipes from food you can simply grow at home. There are no limitations when it comes to growing spaces, from containers, window sills, allotments and gardens there is something to ignite everyone's imagination

Grow to Show Competitions

No experience is need here just a bunch of enthusiasm and imaginations. Local enthusiast come together to showcase their home grown specimens in the Grow to Show competitions.

Eco, Green and Growing 

After the success of the community food feature at last year's RHS Malvern Spring Festival, RHS Gold Medal winning Hannah Genders and her team are back with the EGG - Eco, Green and Growing. 

Themed around growing food in the community discover live music, talks on eco gardening, demonstrations and interactive art.

National Plant Societies 

Home to a selection of hand picked plant societies with a wealth of knowledge and friendly advice on how to grow plants and vegetables. The Plant Societies joining us this year are:

  • British Fuchsia Society
  • Cottage Garden Society
  • Gloucestershire Federation of Gardening Societies
  • Gloucestershire Organic Gardening Group
  • Hardy Plant Society
  • Institute of Groundsmanship
  • National Allotment Society
  • National Dahlia Society
  • National Rose Society
  • National Vegetable Society
  • Plant Heritage
  • West Midlands and Iris Group