Girl with butterflies on noseButterflies in the Glasshouse
17 January – 8 March

Feel the jungle come alive. Spot hundreds of exquisite butterflies in our tropical paradise - if you’re lucky one might even land on you! Plus indulge in Taste of Wisley's butterfly-themed teatime treats and Flights of Fancy afternoon teas, and learn about these fascinating creatures during special half term activities.

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Children walking amongst daffodilsMother’s Day daffodil pot decorating - 14 March

Come and see the early spring flowers and decorate a daffodil pot to take away before Mother’s Day.
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm


Magnolia and daffodils on Seven AcresMother’s Day
15 March

Treat mum to a relaxing stroll amongst the early spring flowers. Enjoy a two-course lunch or a Wisley rhubarb afternoon tea in the Restaurant (£25 per person for either lunch or afternoon tea, available from 12 till 3.30pm). Booking is advised, call 01483 225 329.

The Orchid Society of Great Britain Spring Show - 21 March

Featuring competitive classes and displays by members and affiliated societies. There will also be unusual species for sale, and advice for all.
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Hostas for saleSpring Plant Fair
27 – 29 March

A must for all plant lovers. Meet the growers and choose quality plants from over 30 specialist nurseries. Plants on sale include many with an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Some specialists will be selling rare or heritage plants not commonly found elsewhere.
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Couple looking at orchidsOrchids in the Glasshouse
28 March – 26 April

The Orchids in the Glasshouse display is a celebration of all things bright and beautiful. It combines exotic colour and innovative planting displays to create a perfect oasis for orchid lovers and enthusiasts. You’ll find a floral paradise in our Glasshouse, a jungle retreat where you can experience new and exciting plants.

Cyclamen Late Spring Show
28 March

See late spring-flowering cyclamen species exhibited and for sale along with companion bulbous plants and expert advice.
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Girl with daffodilsEaster at Wisley
28 March - 12 April

There's so much to see and do at RHS Garden Wisley this Easter. Enjoy the gardens as they burst into colourful spring bloom, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with daily 'Flower Power' activities, and don't miss the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt!
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World of Alpines
29 March

Enjoy displays of alpine plants and bulbs as well as photographs and pictures of splendid alpines from around the world.
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Lathyrus odoratus George PriestleyScent of Wisley in the Glasshouse 4 – 26 April

Take away ideas to fill your house or greenhouse with scent and colour this spring. This creative display demonstrates what can be achieved at this time of year, featuring large swathes of heavily scented daffodils, sweet williams, and other colourful flowering bulbs. You’ll also be surprised to see masses of sweetpeas in full flower!

Bonsai displayBonsai Weekend with Sutton Bonsai Society - 11 - 12 April

Sutton Bonsai Society presents a mix of plant sales, displays and care information for beginners through to experts, plus a re-potting and styling service (from £5 per tree). Bring your bonsai trees to the houseplant section of The Plant Centre by 11am on either 11 or 12 April to use this service, or to ask for advice.
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Family looking at magnoliasNational Open Gardens Day
17 April

Enjoy FREE entry to all four RHS gardens, and many  Partner Gardens, on National Open Gardens Day - part of National Gardening Week.
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James Wong book coverSpring Gardening and Wildlife Weekend 18 – 19 April

National Gardening Week culminates with a weekend celebrating the year of gardening ahead with expert advice and tips to take home. Join expert talks with RHS gardeners to find out more about how to grow different plants. Plus, James Wong joins us on Saturday to talk about his new book RHS Grow for Flavour (2pm, booking not required).

Artwork on displaySpring Craft and Design Fair
30 April – 4 May

Meet some of the finest craftspeople in the UK and browse a range of contemporary and traditional crafts, inspired by the beauty of the garden at this time of year. Choose from jewellery, wood craft, glass, pottery and ceramics, clothes and art.

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