Festival of Houseplants new to RHS Malvern

You don’t need to have a garden to be a gardener when you can dive into the world of houseplants at RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2024

Junglist at Festival of HouseplantsWhether you’re seeking inspiration, looking to expand your collection, or simply want to immerse yourself in the beauty of indoor gardening, the Festival of Houseplants with our partners, Green Rooms Market is a highlight for all plant enthusiasts.

One-stop houseplant marketplace

Wild Leaf plants & Design

Housed in the new Kildare Hall, the Festival of Houseplants includes workshops hosted by industry experts, botanical displays and exhibits and lots of shopping opportunities.

There’s everything you need to create and care for your indoor oasis, from stylish pots, planters and hanging baskets, to growing mediums, lights and feeds. 

Advice, tips and inspiration

Shoppers buying houseplantsAs well as plants and advice direct from the growers, there are gardening influencers and instagramers on hand, bringing the latest themes and trends in decorating your home with plants.

Courses and workshops

  • Interactive living soils with Liquid Gold Leaf (stand 943) Thursday – Sunday. Discover the hidden life of soil and learn about the incredible world of beneficial microorganisms and their symbiotic relationships​.
  • Houseplant 101 with Sarah Gerrard-Jones, aka The Plant Rescuer Thursday – Sunday. Sarah leads a Q&A table along with other experts, offering practical, interactive demonstrations designed to address all your plant care queries.
  • Drop-in Kokedama Workshop with Jungalist (stand 907) Thursday – Sunday, £10 – £20. Learn the Japanese art of creating beautiful hanging moss-balls, to keep or for a perfect gift.
  • Terrarium Making Workshop with Ben Newell from Worcester Terrariums (pre-book only)  Friday – Sunday, £50. Build your own mini greenhouse, from chosing the right growing medium to selecting plants. Take home your creation and the skills to make it thrive. All materials are provided. Book a place.
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Line up of speakers

  • Jonny Balchandani - AKA @thebeardedplantaholic
  • Ben Newell – Worcester Terrariums 
  • Mo Bhula – The Botanical Archive - RHS Chelsea medal-winning aroid specialist
  • Joe Bagley - AKA The Houseplant Doctor
  • Tessa, Ladybird plant care – Plant pest expert
  • Another Plant Swap – founders Emma & Lisa with Claire are talking about houseplant care, propagating and swapping plants for free
  • Memo Christodoulou –  Houseplanty Goodness
  • Hayley Stephens & Co – from Mint Houseplants
  • Sarah Gerrard-Jones AKA The Plant Rescuer
  • Jane Perrone (On The Ledge Podcast) will be hosting a live podcast and talking about her latest book

See the full speaker timetable

A show within a show

Urban TropicanaThe Festival of Houseplants is a botanical wonderland where you can explore rare and exotic specimens and the latest trends in indoor gardening.  Head to Kildare Hall to discover the perfect additions to your plant collection, whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or a novice plant parent.

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