Exhibition Hall and Center House
Floral Deisgners and backyard gardeners are the celebrities at the 49th annual Grow Show, where beautiful floral arrangements and the peak summer harvest are spotlighted in this upbeat, judged event featuring six design and nearly 80 horticulture classes.
New this year:
"Considering Gardens," a continuous digital on-screen photography exhibition presented by the BBG photography group.
"Edible Arrangements," a children’s workshop scheduled for Saturday, August 10, 1:00 – 2:30 in the Schoolhouse. Ten spots for children age 2-12 are available in this program with completed vegetable arrangements displayed for the weekend in the Grow Show design division exhibition. There is no fee to enter.
"Game of Flowers," a judged and timed epic live battle of floral designers held on Saturday, August 10 at 3:00 p.m when three teams of men compete in a winner take all competition in the Center House.
Also featured during Grow Show weekend is a walkabout tour with the designers of this year’s Contained Exuberance container garden exhibition. Designers will be on hand to discuss their installations created for this year’s theme, “Where the Wild Things Are.” The tour begins at the Center House at 10:45 on Saturday, August 10.
Anyone can enter the Grow Show! Whether you bring a single bloom or enter every category, there is no charge to participate in the Grow Show!
Floral Design Division:
Presenting "Gardens of the World", where inspiration is derived from garden styles representing cultures from near and far. Please note: all Design Division classes are now filled.
Enter divisions including annuals, perennials, biennials, vegetables, fruits and berries, container grown plants and dish gardens, among others.
See the Horticulture Division schedule, classes, and guidelines. Note: online registration ends at noon on Wednesday, August 7.
Print your own entry cards to pre-fill for quick registration.
Entrance to the Grow Show is free with Garden admission.
Hours: Saturday, August 10, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.