Hints & Tips
One of the UK's top garden parties will be offering advice and tips on how to make the most of your allotment.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) brings a weekend of floral delight to Tatton Park where professionals and amateurs can join together in celebrating lush and lavish plants.
The biggest flower show in the North of England shows off the handiwork of gardeners from all over the country inside the historic Cheshire estate.
From July 25th to 28th, visitors will be able to enjoy a range of displays from sensory spaces to fairytale features. There will be 504 exhibitors on hand to discuss their work with spectators and share their vast experience.
Different sections will give gardeners a chance to explore new techniques and find the right flowers for you. Experts will be there to give you the lowdown on the types of tools you might need for your outdoor space.
Those with green fingers can pick up tips on how to start off their very own vegetable patch or allotment in the show's special Great British Allotment area. Get your questions ready for the team of experts who will answer all your quibbles and queries.
Launched in 1998 at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, the Tatton Park spectacular takes 37 days for the team to put together, mapping and landscaping beautiful gardens. The show covers 28 acres of land and saw 42 plots in 2012, making this a show the plant-lovers shouldn't miss.
If you're planning on staying the full weekend, you might want to dress up for Ladies' Day which returns this year by popular demand. Flower-themed art and dress will be on display, so those with a flair for floristry might want to be the belle of the ball.
Knowing where to start off your gardening project can be difficult. Whether you're looking for inspiration or tips, Knutsford, Cheshire is the place to explore this summer.