New Hampshire Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale
Admire the exotic beauty of over 2,000 orchids on display at this annual Orchid Society show and sale. For 20 years of shows, gardening hobbyists and professional horticulturists have been growing orchids to be put on display for people to appreciate. On top of the orchid plants being there to look at, the displays will also feature orchid related works of art and the most attractive cut flower arrangements in Nashua. Guided tours are given through the displays for anyone who is interested in learning more about them. Amid the show, orchid flower experts will be giving presentations and workshops on areas of gardening like selecting plants for the home and re-potting techniques. These classes are great for both beginners and experts to attend, as they are extremely informative. Show goers should also make sure to stop by the many vendor booths to purchase plants and other supplies for their own orchid growing needs.
Date: February 17-20
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nashua
Contact: (603) 878-2011
Ticket Fee: $6
The Seacoast Home & Garden Show
Plant yourself in the middle of the best home and garden show around. Made up of over 200 vendors and exhibitors, a greenhouse open house, cooking demonstrations and other seminars, this successful show is full of inspirational ideas pertaining to home and garden needs. Show visitants can fill shopping bags full of home items like candles and pottery, as well as gardening things like plants and cut flowers from Durham florists as they stop by the studio kitchen to watch chefs demonstrate cooking techniques and sample the delightful cuisines. The show also offers seminars on home needs such as hiring a contractor, and gardening subjects like “green” pest control. Make sure to visit their website for a discount on the entry ticket.
Date: March 26-27th
Location: Whittemore Arena, Durham
Contact: (207) 935-2845
Ticket Fee: $8