Nicki Chapman to launch Nursery Fresh Breakthrough Breast Cancer rose at National Plant Show

This year's HTA National Plant Show, held at Stoneleigh Park on 23 and 24 June, is to be the host of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Rose Launch.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show TV host Nicki Chapman will launch the rose and talk about why this project is important to the garden industry and consumers.

Peter Hull from Nursery Fresh will then give a brief overview of how they got involved with Breakthrough and talk about the rose and how it will raise money for the charity. Nursery Fresh is supplying the rose to garden centres.

The launch will be taking place in the seminar area on Wednesday 24 June at 1pm. The Breakthrough Breast Cancer Rose will be used to decorate the seminar area throughout the day.

 

Every day over 135 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. It is only with continued funding that Breakthrough Breast Cancer are able to invest in vital breast cancer research that ensures these women, and all others diagnosed with breast cancer, receive the best possible treatment. The rose will make a significant difference to the lives we are able to save. It is possible within 35 years to stop all women dying from breast cancer. This will be an incredible achievement, but it is only possible with continued fundraising support. Breast cancer has already taken too many lives. It’s time to put an end to it.

 

The Breakthrough Rose will be available to purchase at the show with a £1 donation given to the charity for every rose purchased.


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Read These Next

Abelia

Abelia

Glossy leaves and fragrant flowers can provide welcome colour at bleaker times of the year, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Agapanthus

Agapanthus

These exotic plants are easy to grow and a great addition to any garden in pots, beds or borders, says Miranda Kimberley.

Thalictrum

Thalictrum

These elegant plants are ideal for gardens with a shady area and soil that will not dry out, notes Miranda Kimberley.


Opinion... Experience should not be undervalued

Opinion... Experience should not be undervalued

Opinion... Strategy needed to boost production

Opinion... Strategy needed to boost production

We face a great opportunity to increase the UK's production of nursery stock, but it will not be exploited without a strategic plan.

Opinion... quality shines out at industry events

Opinion... quality shines out at industry events


Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +
Horticulture Jobs
More Horticulture Jobs

Horticulture Week Top 70 Ornamentals nurseries

See our exclusive RANKING of ornamentals nurseries by annual turnover plus the FULL REPORT AND ANALYSIS

Tim Edwards

Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
 

Read Tim Edwards

Pest & Disease Tracker bulletin 

The latest pest and disease alerts, how to treat them, plus EAMU updates, sent direct to your inbox.

Sign up here

Are you a landscape supplier?

Horticulture Week Landscape Project Leads

If so, you should be receiving our new service for Horticulture Week subscribers delivering landscape project leads from live, approved, planning applications across the UK.

Peter Seabrook

Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world
 

Read more Peter Seabrook articles