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Grow at RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Interested in growing your own plants or fruit and veg? Then Grow is the destination for you.

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.

Eco, Green and Gardening

Gardening expert Hannah Genders returns to host Eco, Green and Growing. Expect a festival feel with live music, talks on eco gardening, demonstrations and workshops all around the theme of gardening, food growing, community and eco living.

The central tepee is an interactive space where you can hear exciting stories and learn about climate change gardening, wildlife and ecology.

At the front of the tepee discover ways to grow food, rural crafts and forest school farming. A community orchard, an area where you learn about composting and even a repair café are part of this insightful area.

Come and meet inspiring people, enjoy the space, learn something new or sit back and listen to the music.

Grow to Show Competitions

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

Individuals, groups, societies and clubs compete in a range of classes for a host of awards. Classes include hanging baskets, cut flowers, vegetables and pot plants. There’s a class for budding photographers too. Make sure you check out the much anticipated new class for 2019, a pan of violas or pansies.

Grow and Know

Home to a selection of hand picked plant societies. They have a wealth of knowledge and friendly advice they want to share with you. For the first time these expert are selling some of their prized plants. It’s a great place to pick up top tips from enthusiastic growers. Come back soon to see which societies are joining us.