Visitors browsing at the Harlow Carr Flower ShowIn 2017, the three-day floral extravaganza (23 - 25 June) featured even more specialist nurseries and a wider range of trade stands to choose from, as well as a summer art and photography exhibition in the historic Bath House. 

2017 Show highlights included....

Visitors buying plants at the Harlow Carr Flower ShowA plant buyer's paradise


Quality plants and sundries from more than 40 specialist nurseries and garden trade companies. Download a full exhibitor list (264kB pdf)  

Expert advice from RHS advisors


Advice from well-known garden writer and broadcaster Martin Fish, and question-and-answer sessions with members of the RHS Garden Advice Service. 

Talks and demonstrations


A full programme of talks and demonstrations, including flower arranging with Jonathan Moseley from the BBC's The Big Allotment Challenge, and talks from a selection of the best nurseries. 

Image: Richard Doughty PhotographyAttention! Boot camp at Harlow Carr


Visitors on the first day of the show were greeted by soldiers from the 6 Regiment of the Royal Logistic Corps, Dishforth, who worked with the RHS to run a 'boot camp' for more than 600 local school pupils.

Hundreds of decommissioned army boots were planted up and decorated by pupils to help brighten up community spaces - these were on display at the show, along with a series of portable pallet gardens created by military wives. 

Treats at BettysTempting treats from Bettys


Visitors had plenty of opportunities to recharge the batteries with a cup of tea and delicious cake at Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms or Bettys Tea House in the heart of the garden. 

Let us entertain you


Live big band music throughout the show. 

Primulas by the StreamsideSummer beauty in the garden 


Around the garden, highlights included thousands of dolly-mixture candelabra primulas along the Streamside - one of the longest streamside gardens in the country - as well as around 8,000 alliums standing to attention in the Main Border. 

Visitors looking at Flower Show displaysSee you in 2018!

2018 Show dates: 22 - 24 June 2018

Prices: Free with normal garden admission (RHS members go free)  



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