Hylands House will be awash with vibrant colours next month when it is filled with inspirational floral displays for the first?National Flower Show.
Between 17-19 July, the Grade II listed property in Chelmsford, Essex, will feature arrangements in its Grand Pavilion, Banqueting, Drawing and Terrace rooms as 20 of the UK?s finest nurseries compete head-to-head to secure a coveted Gold award.
Outside, Hylands? lawns will feature over 150 exhibitors offering a treasure trove of quality plants and shrubs as well as the latest gardening products and gadgets at special event prices.
Matt Upson, director of Aztec Events who also organise the Blenheim Palace Flower Show, said: ?We?re delighted to be launching and adding this new show to our event calendar.
?Hylands House is spectacular and we thought its stunning rooms offer a unique opportunity to showcase and celebrate the talent of the UK?s gardening industry.?
The National Flower Show will be brimming with local garden designers, paving and tree specialists to help create your own personal haven.
Experts including the much-loved garden designer, journalist and television personality Joe Swift will be on hand sharing their knowledge and top tips in the dedicated Gardening Theatre, as well as flowering shrub expert Paul Johnson.
Elsewhere the Craft and Gift Pavilion will be packed with hand-made jewellery, hand-made cards, shabby chic furniture, ladies fashion, botanical products and candles.
There will also be a local craft market – dedicated to local budding artists, craftsmen and designers.