This high-quality boutique event showcasing Britain’s finest established and emerging horticultural talent has been created with the gardening enthusiast in mind. Created in partnership with Stephen Bennett, former shows director at the Royal Horticultural Society, and supported by The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens at Windsor Great Park, the Ascot Spring Garden Show promises top-quality exhibitors and gardening advice, unsurpassed service and state-of the-art facilities at the historic Racecourse.
Please note, there is no horse racing taking place at this event.
Planned and designed by Stephen Bennett, former Shows Director at the Royal Horticultural Society, and supported by The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens at Windsor Great Park, the Ascot Spring Garden Show promises top quality horticulture, unsurpassed service and state-of the-art facilities at the historic racecourse.
Guests can enjoy 12 inspiring gardens, six show gardens from established designers and a further six gardens created by talented horticultural students for the Young Gardeners of the Year Competition, peruse a fine array of horticultural trade exhibitors, purchase plants from a range of specialist plant nurseries, enjoy a daily programme of free talks and receive personal gardening advice from horticultural experts.
Supported by The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens at Windsor Great Park, the Ascot Spring Garden Show promises top quality horticulture, unsurpassed service and state-of the-art facilities at the historic racecourse.
Visitors can enjoy six stunning show gardens designed and built by up-and-coming and established garden designers and curated by leading garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin, winner of RHS gold medals at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in 2016 and 2017.
An additional six gardens will be presented by dedicated horticultural students from leading colleges competing in the Young Gardeners of the Year Competition.
Ascot’s Plaza Lawns will be transformed into a fabulous Plant Village with plants for sale from a carefully selected range of specialist nurseries offering the first opportunity of the gardening year to buy plants at a major horticultural show in the South East. A complimentary plant crèche, plant porter service and on-site parking will be available for your shopping convenience.
Headlined by David Domoney, co-presenter with Alan Titchmarsh of ITV’s Love Your Garden, a full programme of complimentary talks from a selection of gardening experts is being assembled.
Peruse an impressive range of stylish stands offering garden furniture, gadgets, tools, machinery, greenhouses, sculpture, terracotta pots and more.
Exhibitors have been carefully selected to present a collection of bespoke, beautiful and useful products, many not available at your local garden centre.
Keeper of the Gardens at Windsor Great Park, John Anderson and his team will be on hand to offer expert horticultural advice and tailored tips on what to look out for at the show. John and his team are responsible for the gardens at the Windsor Estate including The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens - both at their very best in spring.
It was while riding out from Windsor Castle in 1711 that Queen Anne saw land “ideal for horses to gallop at full stretch”. For 300 years since, Ascot has been synonymous with world-class racing, a Royal association and unsurpassed service for special occasions. Visitors to the Ascot Spring Garden show will enjoy the space, grace and style of Ascot’s rich history, stunning architecture, state-of-the-art facilities and luxurious flourishes.
Guests can enjoy a botanical-themed Afernoon Tea designed by the talented Ascot chefs, in partnership with celebrated pastry chef Claire Clark, especially for the Ascot Spring Garden Show. Served in our flagship Parade Ring Restaurant which offers a relaxed environment, exquisite interior and exemplary attention to detail, it’s the perfect spot in which to enjoy a afternoon tea with an accompanying glass of Champagne or Prosecco. Sittings are at 1.00pm and 3.00pm each day. Pre-booking advised.