Taichung World Flora Exposition

If you’re planning a garden-focussed holiday during 2018-2022, here are some exciting world events to include in your itinerary, in China, Taiwan, Australia and The Netherlands: Read more

autumn-color-at-festival-international-des-jardinsThe International Garden Festival at Château Chaumont-sur-Loire, near Blois south of Paris is on for just 4 more weeks, now with glorious autumn colour. Read more


If you’re excited by finding native red wreath wildflowers in Western Australia, then you’d better go right now, as 2016 is shaping up as the best display many can remember! Read more

deryn-and-pelagonium-croppedIn spring 2016, Western Australia’s brand-new Open Gardens West Coast will launch its first season, opening three Perth gardens. Read more

Garden DesignFest in Melbourne 2016 has added even more gardens to the huge range open during the two weekends in November 2016, making a total of 45. Read more

Listen as Catherine Stewart, of and Garden Travel Hub, talks to Michael Williams on ABC Radio National and lists some of the best gardens to visit around the world. Which ones should be on your gardens bucket-list? Read more

France – from July 2 to August 26 there will be new direct inter-urban (Intercités) trains between Paris-Austerlitz station and Onzain-Chaumont-sur-Loire Station, making it easy for visitors to Paris to spend a day enjoying the International Garden Festival at Chateau Chaumont. Read more

The Hive at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

On June 18, 2016, Kew Gardens in London will open ‘The Hive‘, a 17m (55ft) metal structure that will use both sound and light to tell the story of one of the world’s most important creatures – the honey bee. Read more

Chatsworth House Yorkshire

Tickets are now on sale for the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017 (7-11 June) on the spectacular 1,000-acre parkland of the Chatsworth Estate in Derbyshire in northern England next year. Read more

Tangshan South China garden

The city of Tangshan in northern China last week opened the 2016 Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition. During an amazing opening ceremony, involving performances from hundreds of Tangshan citizens, guests from around the world celebrated the start of this six month event that is expected to attract many millions of visitors. Read more

IGF Chaumont

The 25th International Garden festival at Chaumont-sur-Loire has begun, with ‘Gardens for the Coming Century’ (Jardins du Siècle à Venir) showing 23 exciting conceptual gardens from a range of international designers. Read more


Botanic Gardens Open Day – all across Australia and New Zealand, on Sunday May 29 2016, get out into your local botanic garden and see the wealth of beauty, knowledge and resources we have. Read more

Singapore Garden Show hero

The 6th Singapore Garden Festival in July 2016 will even bigger than previous years, with the world’s largest floral chandelier, a new ‘Adopt-a-Plant program, nine large display show gardens and also fantasy gardens and floral displays.

Designers building show gardens at Singapore in 2016 include:

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The International Garden Festival at Les Jardins Métis/Reford Gardens in Québec, Canada, has announced its 5 exciting new designers for the 2016 season.

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You’d think that a flower show, the price of iron ore and the Australian dollar couldn’t possibly have anything in common. But in China, it seems that they do!

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CarexTours has announced a special 20% discount on its 2017 Chelsea Tour but be quick! The offer only lasts until April 20.