Pacific Nurseries sponsors the SF Flower & Garden Show.

2014 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show
The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show (SFF&GS) is the nation’s third largest show of its kind and one of the top ten garden shows in the world.

This much anticipated annual event provides an opportunity for gardeners of all ages and levels of expertise to learn more about gardening techniques and best practices, share tips and tricks with other gardeners, and explore thousands of new gardening products and services.

New owners, new focus, and an inspired agenda

Past attendance at the SFF&GS has reached over 60,000. The show was also recently acquired by business partners Sherry Larsen and Maryanne Lucas. The 2014 show theme, “Inspired”, is intended to engage past attendees as well as exciting new visitors with the beauty and satisfaction that every garden provides.

All event visitors will gain insights on how to develop and maintain more utilitarian and elegant gardens—especially in the current drought-stressed environment of the Bay Area. Some special features of this year’s show include:

  • A juried exhibition of creative and inspirational garden design at its best
  • A large organic edible garden display
  • Small space gardens that celebrate the garden-to-table movement
  • Over 70 workshops and seminars on green topics and new landscape techniques
  • An expanded marketplace to purchase plants, orchids, seeds, tools, and unique outdoor items and crafts from over 300 vendors
SF Flower & Garden Show Features
The SF Flower & Garden Show features exhibits, seminars, plants and workshops for gardeners and landscape pros.

Where, when, and what

The event takes place March 19-23, 2014 at the San Mateo Event Center. The five-day-long show includes 20 show gardens, over 150 speakers, and a marketplace offering thousands of plants and garden-related products held in over 200,000 square feet of space.

Seminar speakers and leading design experts from across the nation will be sharing topics that include:

  • | The Art of Aesthetic Pruning | Aesthetic Pruners Association
  • | Orchid Care | Adam Anderson
  • | The Beautiful Edible Garden | Leslie Bennett and Star Apple
  • | Miniature Gardens—a New Way to Grow | Janit Calvo
  • | Basic Beekeeping | Allan and Nell Henniger

Get your tickets early to save

Tickets are available through Eventbrite. An All Show, 5- Pass is $30. But the best deal is the early bird Adult Day Ticket purchased by March 9th for only $16. To learn more, just visit the SFF&GS website

Come and get inspired

Whether you’re looking for do-it-yourself inspiration, professional resources for a landscape project or you just want to stroll through some amazing gardens, there’s no better way to welcome Spring and a new growing season than by visiting the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show.

If you attend the show, share a comment and tell us what you found inspiring. We look forward to hearing from you or seeing you there!

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