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Get Ready for May: What is Candide Festival of Flowers?

Published on April 19th 2021

by Helen_Allsebrook. All rights reserved


May is set to be bloomin' marvellous with Candide Festival of Flowers!

We're long overdue a gardenia party!
With the vaccine roll-out continuing apace and the weather starting to warm up, we invite you to rejoice with us in all-things gardens and flowers between the 1st and 31st of May 2021 for Candide Festival of Flowers; a celebration of plants, pollinators and people!
The Candide Festival of Flowers is free and online, making it accessible to any plant lover. For a month full of floral festivities, keep your iris peeled a month-long supply of flower-packed videos, guides and gardens, and hear from award-winning plant nurseries. From flower arranging to cooking-up floral recipes, we're not dande-lion when we say the Festival of Flowers cannot be missed!
A close up of a flower
  • Hear from Gold Medal Winning Nurseries
  • Find out the best bloomin' gardens to visit across the country
  • Tasty flower-based recipes and flower arranging guides
  • Articles filled with flower facts and garden inspiration
  • Watch behind the scenes of an RHS Chelsea Show Garden build
  • Learn to design your garden with pollinators and the environment in mind
  • Access incredible flowering plants from independent businesses across the UK
  • Join the fantastic floral celebration of Garden Day 2021
  • Follow the Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants ‘Festival Garden’, in what would have been their final farewell to RHS Chelsea.
...and much more!
So sit back, get comfrey and prepare yourself for a flowery, fabulous May! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and join in the floral frivolities!

Fill your garden with flowers in time for May here!