Floral designers 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 on display in the Exhibition Hall.
Anyone can enter! Whether you bring a single bloom or enter every category, there is no charge to participate in the Grow Show!
New this year (free with Garden admission):
"Considering Gardens," a weekend-long digital on-screen exhibition presented by the BBG Photography Group.
Vegetable Art in the Garden - An Edible Art Workshop for Kids on Saturday, August 10 from 1 - 2:30 in the Schoolhouse. Children create an arrangement with vegetables and flowers that will be on display at the Grow Show. Limit: 10 participants.
"Game of Flowers," an epic live battle of floral designers on Saturday, August 10 at 3 p.m. Three teams of men face off in a live battle of the buds to replicate the signature style of architect Frank Gehry using a surprise box of design supplies while the timer counts down! Winners take all!
See an album from the event!
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.
Learn more and register!
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.
The Grow Show is free with Garden admission.