Garden and Home Inspiration Arrive in Richmond

Got cabin fever from this hard winter? In central Virginia, spring can’t be very far away, when the Maymont Flower and Garden Show is right around the corner.

Maymont Flower & Garden Show is at Richmond's Convention Center February 10 through 13 - Don't miss it!

You’ll get two shows for one admission: The Mac Events Home Show – Richmond and the Maymont Flower & Garden Show.  More bang for your buck!

The Greater Richmond Convention Center is the site February 10 through 13 for the Maymont Flower and Garden Show.  The theme this year is “Gardens on Broadway” and will offer the latest in horticulture, seminars, gardens and garden accessories.  Best of all, the marketplace will be filled the latest trends in gardening goods including books, gifts, antiques, gadgets, native and exotic plants, artwork and everything imaginable from vendors gathered from across the country.

The Maymont Flower & Garden Show attracts thousands of flower and garden lovers each year.  So, mark your calendar today!

Inspiring seminars given by local and nationally recognized speakers covering a wide range of topics, including creative garden design, plant selection, organic gardening and everything else in between are on the seminar schedule.  For example, Mark Viette, celebrity gardener who joined his parents in the family business (the Andre Viette Farm and Nursery) will tape his weekly gardening segment for “Down Home Virginia” airing on 34 cable stations in Virginia and available nationwide at the show.  Dr. George Longest, renowned authority on George Gillette and his famous Virginia gardens is also on the schedule.  Arthur Chadwick, columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, who presented Martha Stewart with a Cattleya orchid named for her on her TV show, will discuss Cattleya orchids in one seminar.  Whatever your gardening focus, there’s bound to be a topic  and speaker of interest.  Schedule and Speakers.

Stroll through the garden displays, all centered on the theme “Gardens on Broadway,” featuring sounds of water, an artful mix of planting materials, serene settings, native plants, vibrant color, elements of fantasy,  and the use of herbs to create your own ideal garden. “42nd Street” by Rock Creek Innovations will bring New York’s 42nd Street, creatively landscaped, to the show to welcome visitors to Broadway!  Inspiration is all around you!

Show hours are Thursday, February 10th 1 – 9 PM; Friday and Saturday February 11th and 12th 11 AM to 9 PM; and Sunday February 13th 11 AM to 5 PM. Get your Tickets Now!

Free parking and shuttle service is available from the Diamond Parking Lot.  Alternatively, there is paid parking available at the Convention Center parking facility at 3rd and Marshall or any of the other facilities with over 4,600 spaces nearby.

The co-located Mac Events Home Show – Richmond features ideas for your home including remodeling solutions, the latest in interior design trends, furnishings, basic home maintenance to major renovations, and access to home professionals who can make your dream come true. Terry Haas, featured real estate agent from the TV show “Designed to Sell” will host a seminar offering insight into the ways attendees can transform their homes into stand-out properties in a very tight market by staging their home and making low-cost improvements.

Don’t forget both of these events are included in the price of one admission ticket! It’s a great way to discover the hidden potential in your garden and your home!

Need a place to stay? We hope you’ll select Richmond’s best bed and breakfast inn as a home base for your weekend in-town.

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