2017 sees the 50th anniversary of BBC2 television show, Gardeners World. The show is celebrating with a special BBC Gardeners World Live to be filmed at Birmingham NEC. The Event will be held between 15 - 18 June 2017. BBC Gardeners World Live 2017 looks back at gardening 50 years ago, with a
nostalgic design by award-winning garden designer, Paul Stone. Garden centres were just starting to appear in the 1960’s, with container plants available for the first time and visitors will be able to see the top ten plants of the decade. The special episode will be aired in June.