Spring Garden Weekend

Special Event

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, HG3 1QB

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, HG3 1QB


Crag Lane
North Yorkshire


RHS Garden Harlow Carr


  • Member

    Free garden entry

  • Non-member

    Normal garden admission applies

  • No booking is required for this event


  • Event times

    10am – 4pm

  • Subject

    Special Event

Celebrate the arrival of a new growing season with us at RHS Garden Harlow Carr! Spread over three days, our Spring Garden Weekend promises a delightful fusion of gardening wisdom, vibrant blooms, live music, delectable food, and more.

Explore a diverse range of specialist exhibitors and take home some treasures to enhance your garden:

Garth Cottage Herbs – Discover a delightful selection of culinary herbs.
Jonathan Moseley – Adorn your garden with exquisite floral accessories.
Plantagogo – Find stunning heuchera, tiarella, and perennials.
Pot Mate – Elevate your container gardening with stylish pot feet.
Potting Up Ltd – Browse through a variety of pots and plant supports.
Primrose Bank Nursery – Explore a beautiful array of perennials.
Reet Yorkshire - Indulge in locally produced jams and preserves.
Skerne Alpines – Add a touch of alpine charm to your garden.
Wacks Wicked Plants – Explore the fascinating world of carnivorous plants.
Yorkshire Mushroom Emporium – Start your own mushroom-growing adventure.

Get inspired with talks and demonstrations throughout the day:

Talks and Demonstrations
Jonathan Moseley presents ‘Bulbs, Buds, and Blossoms’ at 11am and 1pm
Join Martin and Jill Fish for ‘Gardening on the Menu’ at 12pm.
Engage in a lively Q&A session at 3pm, hosted by Jill Fish and featuring Martin Fish, Jonathan Moseley, Russ Watkins, & Paula Routledge.

Garden Tours
Embark on a guided tour with our expert curatorial team to discover the garden's highlights at this special time of year:

Explore the Kitchen Garden at 11am, meeting at the apple arch.
Discover the garden's wonders at 1pm, meeting at the entrance steps. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Garden Advice
Have burning gardening questions? Our RHS Garden Advice team is here to help! Visit them between 10am and 4pm for expert advice.

Floristry Workshops
Learn from the best with florist and horticulturalist Paula Routledge as she guides you through making your own buttonhole using British grown flowers.

Childrens Cookery Workshops
Join in on quick and easy drop-in cookery sessions for families, where you'll whip up tasty treats using seasonal produce.

Artist in Residence
Meet Hilary Burnett-Cooper, our Harlow Carr Artist in Residence, as she showcases her work and shares insights into painting the garden's seasonal horticultural highlights.

Live Music
Relax and enjoy live music on the winter walk from 1pm to 3:30pm:

Friday: Ali Sax (Saxophonist)
Saturday: Leo Hicks (Guitarist)
Sunday: Dixie Delight (Jazz Trio)
Food and Drink
Indulge in delicious offerings from local suppliers:

Additional refreshments
Toast of Harrogate: Gourmet cheese toasties, hot drinks, and cakes.
Harrogate Tipple: Locally produced gin and rum.
Don't miss this exciting weekend filled with gardening delights, educational experiences, and plenty of fun for the whole family at RHS Garden Harlow Carr!

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