Suffolk Flower Show Gardening Talks & Expert advice.

Included in your entrance ticket you can enjoy a series of gardening talks where you can learn great advice from the regions experts.  

Whether you are looking at "growing your own" or need advice on "potting" then grab a coffee and take a seat in our gardening theatre.

Don't forget there will be a "Q and A" session after each talk.

There is also excellent advice from Rose Growers and also Exotic Plant Specialists.

Celebrity Floral Designer Mig Kimpton will also be at the show throughout the weekend with fun demo's and workshops.



Our experts will be on hand to offer you all the tips you need to grow the perfect Rose..


Can't get your Oleanders or Bottlebrush to flower? Don't know how or when to prune them? Don't miss this chance to come and meet our flowering shrub expert Paul Johnson with over 40 years experience and a wealth of knowledge on any shrub - especially the rare and unusual - who will answer any questions you may have

Mig also has a passion for flowers: he is a floral designer and national demonstrator and has won many awards, including seven prestigious medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.  His new theatrical one man flower show premiered at the Old Mill in Guildford this year and will be seen on tour at The Aztec Flower Shows.







Darren Lerigo and team work hard to create innovative and modern gardens for the 21st Century home. They endlessly design spaces which can be enjoyed by all of the family – young or old.

'What do I do with this space?'

A question clients often ask us, a question we often ask ourselves ... but where do you begin? The talk takes in the work of people from all over the world – starting in Japan, then going via Scandinavia, Spain, Uruguay, Sheffield and the kitchen of a Parisian chef - to discover what your dream garden could look like.  'What do I do with this space?' is an inspiring global journey that helps you decide how to begin making the garden of your dreams!


Katie's Garden Plant Centre at Newbourne, near Woodbridge, is a traditional working nursery where the focus is firmly on the plants - everything from alpines and herbs to trees and shrubs, with a special interest in herbaceous perennials. (Saturday and Monday)

Mornings: Cathy Watson, Associate Designer, Katie's Garden

'Planning a Mixed Border: professional tips for a fantastic year-round display'

Afternoons: Susie Davis, Owner, Katie's Garden

'Choosing and using the best plants in those problem places'









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