Mother and daughter browsing the flower showThis four-day floral extravaganza is set in the stunning surroundings of Hyde Hall.
 
The show offers an all-encompassing day out with specialist nurseries, gardening sundries, expert advice and demonstrations, as well as the chance to explore the garden in full bloom.
 
And don’t forget that if you’re an RHS Member you gain FREE access to the show, along with one family guest.


See who exhibited at the 2017 show (1.8MB pdf)


NEW for 2017 were:

 
  • Exhibits and advice from the British Cactus & Succulent Society and Southend Bonsai Club. Chat to members, pick up tips and see choice plants on display. 
  • An expanded Artists’ Pavilion featuring more exhibitors, with outstanding botanical art, glass and photography to view and buy. 
  • Innovative floral art displays on the theme ‘Celebrate Summer’.
  • Talks from Hyde Hall staff will include updates on our exciting Strategic Investment Programme.

Visitor with flower show purchaseShopping emporium

 

Visitors browsed from a fabulous range of specialist nurseries, offering a wide variety of quality plants from alliums and clematis to dahlias and hostas.  
 
There was also a wide selection of gardening sundries from tools and equipment to decorative items and garden furniture.
 


Mini display gardens

 

Each nursery created a mini display garden to give visitors plenty of ideas and inspiration for their own gardens. 
 

Visitors looking at agapanthus displayRHS gardening advice

 

RHS experts were on hand to answer any queries and help visitors make informed plant choices.
 

Inspirational gardens

 

Flower Show visitors could also relax and discover Hyde Hall in its full summer glory, from the gorgeous colour-themed Herbaceous Border to the tranquil blues of agapanthus and salvias in the Farmhouse Garden.


TrumpetEating and drinking 

 

The show featured a range of mobile catering outlets serving drinks, snacks and tasty hot food, as well as treats from the Clover Café and Barn Restaurant.
 

Musical entertainment

 

Visitors were treated to live music throughout the afternoons.


Gardeners twine

See you next year 

 

The 2018 Hyde Hall Flower Show will be held from 1 - 5 August. We look forward to seeing you there! 
 

 

 


 

 

 

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