grow longonFounded by Will Ramsay (of Affordable Art Fair fame), GROW London is a relatively new, quirky, contemporary garden fair held in June on Hampstead Heath.

It brings together some of the best plant exhibitors (including recent ‘Chelsea’ show garden exhibitors, Hardy’s Cottage Plants), along with innovative suppliers of homeware (, flowers (, food ( and art.

grow longon alliumsThe fair is aimed at promoting the fun and enjoyment of gardening for everyone – young and old alike – which is why there’s plenty on offer to keep all members of the family happy – kids workshops, talks, garden advice and speakers including Alys Fowler and plant hunter Tom Hart Dyke, as well as Jekka McVicar and Matthew Wilson.

The Grow London Garden Fair opens tonight and runs until Sunday. Hampstead heath, London, UK 19 June 2014. Guy Bell, 07771 786236, guy@gbphotos.comWhere can I find out more?

For information on opening times and costs do visit the website at the link HERE. Advance adult tickets, start at £10 per person, while children under 16 go free.

GROW London Marquee, Lower Fairground Site, East Heath Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 1TH.

To find out more you can also look at the event Fair Guide, or watch their film of the show, to see if it’s ‘your cup of tea’.