Royal Horticultural Society
Royal Horticultural Society
80 Vincent Square
Gardening advice (RHS memebers)
The Royal Horticultural Society is now the UK's leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Our goal is to help people share a passion for plants, to encourage excellence in horticulture and inspire all those with an interest in gardening.
Garden, parklands or rural site, Association or society
The four Royal Horticultural Society gardens are Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire, Hyde Hall in Essex, Rosemoor in Devon and Wisley in Surrey. Opening times for these venues can be found by visiting the RHS website and following the What's On tab.
RHS London Alpine Garden Show
- 26 April 2015 *on now
Developed with the Alpine Garden Society this show is a rare opportunity to see a stunning collection of alpine plants.
Visitors will have the opportunity to gain expert advice from alpine growers, watch hands-on demonstrations and browse and buy from alpine nurseries and suppliers. This year there will be a focus on mountains and plant hunting with talks throughout the day, specialist books on sale and a photography exhibition.
RHS London Rose Show
- 29 — 30 May 2015
A new RHS show for 2015 celebrating one of England’s favourite flowers. Visitors can see a wide range of beautiful roses on display and gain advice on growing and caring for roses. A variety of rose-related products will also be available to buy.
RHS London Harvest Festival Show and Harvest Festival Late
- 6 — 7 October 2015
This popular festival is a celebration of all things autumn. The show is a foodie feast where visitors can see, taste and buy seasonal produce from some of the UK’s best nurseries, growers and independent food producers as they come together to celebrate all things autumnal.
The ever popular Harvest Festival Late will return on the evening of the 6 October, celebrating all that is fun during harvest including prize winning fruit and vegetables, seasonal food and drink and music.
RHS London Shades of Autumn Show
- 23 — 24 October 2015
An art and design show celebrating the beauty of autumn colour. The show will be packed full of inspirational planting ideas to extend the gardening season, with stands providing advice on plants ideal for autumn interest.
The show also features the Shades of Autumn ornamental competition, photography exhibits and a one-of a kind installation by CityScapes telling the story of RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 from planning and the build-up to show-time and break down through behind-the-scenes films, exhibitor stories, short animations, photographs and visitor sound bites.
Garden Explorers Club
Become an RHS Garden Explorer and get digging and discovering. Joining the RHS Garden Explorers opens up a world of exciting events, hands-on gardening and benefits for all the family.
How to obtain
Log on for a full list of benefits. A family membership is £68 for one year. You can also call 0845 130 4646 for more information.