National Plant Show announces exhibitor and delegate lists

The UK's biggest plant fair, the National Plant Show, will hold its inaugural event on 29-30 June, confident that despite garden product show Garden Expo, which was to debut alongside, being cancelled.

The National Plant Show has received visitor registrations from 135 businesses and has booked 83 companies and 101 stands - with more to be confirmed.

The HTA-organised show is to extend into a second hall at Stoneleigh. The demise of Expo, which did not attract enough exhibitors to run alongside the plant show, has left hall two at Stoneleigh vacant.

Registered delegates include:

  • Abercorn Plant and Garden Centre
  • Aylett Nurseries
  • Beckworth Emporium
  • Bents Garden & Home
  • Buckingham Garden Centre
  • Stewarts Gardenlands
  • Millbrook Garden Company
  • Hillier Landscapes
  • Joseph Rochford Gardens
  • Grosvenor Garden Centre
  • Garden & Leisure Group

See www.nationalplantshow.org.uk

HTA PR manager Gill Ormrod said: "Hall one is full so we're extending into a second hall. We  were originally looking at a marquee but with Garden Expo not happening in hall two there is extra space."

"This is a great opportunity to look at whole UK plant supply chain under one roof."

Provar will be co-sponsor of a national plant award with a linked new plant display "a big focus".

HTA business development director Tim Briercliffe said: "The original thinking behind the National Plant Show was that it was a show in its own right. Garden Expo came along later so the initial premise of a single plant show still stands. I genuinely think numbers will not be affected [by Expo not happening]. No-one has dropped out and visitor registrations are looking good."

Latest exhibitors to sign up are: David G Ross, Newington Nurseries and John Train Plants.

Exhibitor list:

  • Kilworth Conifers
  • Duncan & Davies (UK) Ltd
  • Quality Ornamentals Ltd
  • Oakgate Nursery
  • Bransford Webbs
  • Allensmore Nurseries Ltd
  • Lowaters Nursery
  • Hawkesmill Nurseries Co Ltd
  • New Leaf Plants
  • Johnsons of Whixley Ltd
  • New Place Nurseries Ltd
  • Farplants Sales Ltd
  • Wyevale Nurseries
  • Parkers Nurseries Ltd
  • Garden Centre Plants
  • Pentland Plants Ltd
  • Quantil Ltd
  • West End Nurseries
  • Beaver Plants Ltd
  • Blue Ribbon Plants
  • Welland Vale Nurseries Ltd
  • Osberton Nurseries
  • Northern Liner Co
  • Hillview Nurseries
  • Europlants UK Ltd
  • R A Meredith
  • Seiont Nurseries
  • Oakover Nurseries Ltd
  • Jackdaws Field Nursery
  • Protected Varieties Ltd (ProVar)
  • Baby Plants UK Ltd
  • Hillier Nurseries Ltd
  • Liss Forest Nursery Ltd
  • Darby Nursery Stock Ltd
  • The Guernsey Clematis Nursery Ltd
  • John Richards Nurseries Ltd
  • Mahood Brothers Ltd
  • Chapel Cottage Plants
  • Jasmine Nursery Ltd
  • Fairweather's
  • Blackmoor Nurseries
  • Lovania Nurseries Ltd
  • Golden Grove Nursery
  • David Austin Roses
  • Gedney Bulb Company Ltd
  • Frank P Matthews Ltd
  • Robin Pearce Plants LLP
  • Hedgehog Plants Ltd
  • HSK Gardening and Leisure
  • Forest Edge Nurseries
  • Morley and Whartons Nurseries
  • Pacific Nurseries
  • Country Garden Plant Sales Ltd
  • John Woods Nurseries
  • Baginton Nurseries Ltd
  • Yorkshire Plants Ltd
  • Hugh Nunn (Nurseryman)
  • Nursery Fresh Plants Ltd
  • Trade Roots
  • James Trehane & Sons Ltd
  • Worfield Gardens
  • G-Scapes of Lichfield Ltd
  • New Forest Garden Plants
  • Young Plants Ltd
  • Pickmere Nurseries
  • Nicholson Nurseries Ltd
  • Kernock Park Plants
  • Whetman Pinks Ltd
  • Channel Island Plants Ltd
  • Manor Farm Nurseries
  • Greenhill Plants
  • West Kington Nurseries
  • GreenLine Plants
  • Ball Colegrave Ltd
  • Coblands Nurseries
  • David G Ross Ltd
  • Newington Nurseries
  • Classiflora Imports Ltd
  • PlantforLife
  • David Colegrave Foundation
  • Perennial - Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society
  • John Train Plants

 

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