What’s not to love about flower shows?

Horticultural societies around the country are getting ready to kick off gardening season 2020 by transforming local convention centers and other venues into stunning display gardens and mini-landscapes. Gardening enthusiasts can venture to these wells of inspiration and get a peek at the latest gardening trends without braving rain, sleet or snow. And really, there’s no need for green thumbs — just make sure you’re wearing your walking shoes when you go. Prepared to be dazzled and inspired by fabulous gardens and displays, plus there’s typically demonstrations, lectures and great shopping.

Here’s a look at some of the top flower shows and garden festivals around the country.

Beautiful colors!

Beautiful colors!


PA Flower Show

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. February 29 – March 8, 2020. Riviera Holiday. With citrus trees and sweeps of lavender, visitors will enjoy the sights and scents of the Mediterranean Riviera.

The Washington Post calls the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show a “perennial pleasure.” The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the world’s oldest and largest indoor flower show, with 33 acres of inspiration for gardeners and non-gardeners alike.



Connecticut Flower and Garden Show. Feb. 20 -23 2020. Connecticut Convention Center. One of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in New England,  with gardens created by professional landscape designers and nonprofit organizations, and include naturalistic, low maintenance and organic gardens.





Media courtesy of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Media courtesy of the Chicago Flower & Garden ShowCenter, Cleveland, OH