5 Reasons to Exhibit in 2018
Just finished a degree or internship? Created your own business or have an established business in the horticultural or floral industries, or are part of a horticultural club or are a passionate gardener? Build a brand, highlight a product or service or use the flower show as an opportunity to let your creative juices flow ... read more
Win a Trip to Tuscany! And the winner is….
After a a huge 5 days at the New Zealand Flower and Garden Show 2017, visitors were given the opportunity to complete the NZFGS Visitor Survey, and go in the draw to win a holiday for two to Tuscany, inclusive of return business class flights valued at a huge $35,000! After thousands of entries ... read more
Retailers – Win $2,500 Off Your Retail Site Costs!*
As we say goodbye to the Three Year Package retail promotion, there is still a chance to secure a great discount on your site with our September promotion – WIN $2,500 off your retail site! To be eligible, simply apply and confirm your site before September 30th 2017. The winning exhibitor will ... read more
August Exhibitor Info Evening
It’s already time for the next Exhibitor Information Evening! At the end of this month we will be holding our second information evening for all interested exhibitors in the Horticultural, Floral and Retail categories, or for those who are already signed up and would like further mentoring on their specific category. EVENT DETAILS ... read more
Are you up to this challenge? Tui & Resene think so!
Upcycle Garden Challenge – presented by Tui & Resene We Kiwis are an ingenious bunch when it comes to creating something new out of not alot. This year we are celebrating the Kiwi can-do attitude with our Upcycle Garden Challenge. We want you to create a small, colourful garden from upcycled objects with edible plants and ... read more
Another RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold!
Sending a huge congratulations to Hillier Garden Centre for their record breaking 72nd consecutive gold medal at the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show 2017 for their “Spring” by Hillier garden design. Designed and created by Sarah Eberle who is now celebrating her own 14th gold medal at the show, and also assisted in the process by 2016’s RHS ... read more
NZFGS Exhibitor Information Night
As we draw closer to the exhibitor application deadlines for the upcoming New Zealand Flower & Garden Show 2017, we want to help our prospective and current exhibitors to produce their very best work. The show offers a great opportunity to showcase your skills, talents and products. You can be a company or an ... read more
It was great fun to be invited to attend and speak at the Landscaping New Zealand ‘Pecha Kucha’ evening last night. Pecha Kucha is a Japanese presentation format, which essentially means ‘chit chat’. A simple description of this format, is that it is a total of 20 slides with each slide showing for just ... read more
Memories from the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show
I’m not actually an Event Manager, I’m a horticulturalist born and bred. I first became involved with flower shows at a very tender age. Each year my cousins and I would travel to Chelsea Flower Show, on the final day before it opened to the public and if we were lucky we would be ... read more
Tips for Horticulture Exhibitors
With the inaugural New Zealand Flower & Garden show looming this coming November, Horticulture Exhibition Manager Kate Hillier has picked her top 10 pieces of advice to share with garden exhibitors. 1. Your exhibit is not accepted until your design has been approved. Until NZFGS have approved your design and allocated a site for your exhibit, ... read more