We were fortunate enough to be invited to a preview event for the RHS Garden Wisley Plant Centre and Gift Shop. The new Plant Centre is light, airy, confident and sophisticated. it lives out the RHS values with regards to sustainability, from the environmental credentials of the build, through to the reduced use of plastic, the…
The new RHS Garden Wisley Plant Centre on a damp morning just three days from opening.
Fabulous plant range
Very much looking forward to seeing it once it opens…
The new RHS Garden Wisley Plant Centre is taking shape Here is a first look of this major new development, which is scheduled to open on in the second week of June. Interesting features are the structures to provide shade, and what look to be structural elements for plant displays, along with plant benches ready…
The Royal Horticultural Society has is inviting community organisations to apply for funding for the second of year of its grassroots gardening programme. £100,000 is currently (at the time of posting) available to community gardening projects in Yorkshire to encourage sustainable gardening. The fund, which is supported by Kärcher is also promoting their new range…
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The RHS Wisley Plant Centre has a customer base that includes very knowledgable gardeners, and so needs to be able to demonstrate range authority with its plant offer.
Summer bulbs are a good example of this:
RHS hospitality at Wisley, which I believe is contracted to Company of Cooks, makes use of trugs as serving dishes giving a distinctive and entirely appropriate catering offer.
The last in our trio of blogs from Harlow Carr, where the Olympic Theme was in presence.
What are you doing at your centre to maximise the olympic potential?
Customers who are casual gardeners rather than enthusiasts are looking to us to give them confidence.
The RHS Award of Garden Merit lists plants that are proven to perform well in most garden situations.
Harlow Carr Plant Centre, are singing and shouting about AGM plants.
Another display idea for your centre?
The RHS Plant Centre at Harlow Carr Gardens in Yorkshire is much improved with a relatively new entrance from the garden, but what have the RHS got so right at Harlow Carr