Set in the Garden’s 40 acres, the Festival of Plants celebrates the wonder of plants at a beautiful time of year when the Garden is brimming with spring colour.
A fun-filled, fact-finding day out with something for everyone to enjoy: from families to photographers, gardeners to budding plant scientists or anyone looking to spend an interesting day in beautiful surroundings when the Garden is brimming with spring colour.
- themed, free, guided Garden tours, bookable on the day
- pop-up family-friendly interactive plant science stalls where University researchers demonstrate some of the latest plant science
- ‘Ask-the-Gardener’ panel of experts on hand to deal with your garden dilemmas
- 10-minute, bite-size talks about a range of exciting and innovative plant-related topics
- specialist plants stalls
- children’s craft activities
- Cambridge Orchid Society Annual Show
- live music and pop-up food trucks
Plan your day! Download our Festival of Plants programme including map, list of tours and talks…
If you’d like to discover a full flavour of what the day is all about, we hope you enjoy this podcast recorded with Cambridge105 when Neil Whiteside met Sally Pettit, our Head of Horticulture, as they chat about this Saturday’s Festival of Flowers.