The RHS Flower Show Cardiff will return to the Welsh capital with a celebration of spring from 12 – 14 April. Brewin Dolphin will be supporting them.
The show will champion health and well-being and celebrate Visit Wales’ Year of Discovery theme for 2019.
Peter Donegan will create a small private garden offering a relaxing space to enjoy and entertain. The presenter of the Sodshow Gardening Podcast will be teaming up with Perennial.
Designer Anthea Guthrie returns with a Show Garden following her Silver Medal in 2016. Bedtime Stories for Rebel Girls has inspired the garden.
The Regeneration Gardens category welcomes two recent garden design and landscape architecture graduates. They will be designing affordable spaces that use unexpected, everyday materials.
Brent Purtell’s The Urban Gallery will recreate a small public park in the heart of a city. It will combine recycled industrial materials with bold artworks from local artists.
Nature’s Take Over by Diego Carrillo highlights the beauty behind nature’s simplicity.
The National Botanic Garden Wales’ Gardd Lles provides secluded seating areas for contemplation.
Grow Cardiff will also promote the benefits of community gardening. It will have a vibrant display created by patients from the Grow Well project and local gardening group Billy’s Green Fingers.
A brand new Blossoming Beds Competition will offer community groups the chance to go head to head.
The ever-popular Wheelbarrow Competition is also returning. Local schools will transform them using the Discovery theme as inspiration.
British wildlife is also embraced with Into the Nest by The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. These feature a design from a bird’s perspective as it explores a variety of games to help visitors identify some of Wales’ iconic bird species.
Other features include Bridgend College who will recreate the legend of Caerphilly Castle’s Green Lady and a vegetable plot. Also, RSPB Cymru will be back with snail-friendly Maenor Malwen.
2019’s Master Grower is R. & A. Scamp Quality Daffodils.
The multi gold medal-winning daffodil specialist will create a show-stopping display.
The popular Floristry Bench introduced in 2018 will also be back with a brand new Living Art Floristry Competition.
Venue: Bute Park, Cardiff Castle
Date: 12-14 April 2019
Friday 12 and Saturday 13: 10am – 5.30pm
Sunday 14: 10am – 4.30pm
Advance tickets: £12.00 (RHS members £11.00)
On the day: £15 (RHS members £13)
For more information or to buy advance tickets visit www.rhs.org.uk/cardiff