VNLA Summer Meeting & Trade Show

August 22, 2018

Shelburne Farms Coach Barn

The Vermont Flower Show



March 1 -3 , 2019 @ Champlain Valley Expo

2017 Flower Show Setup Video

Many hard working volunteers helped to make the 2017 Vermont Flower show and its elaborate displays possible. Time lapse video was created by Kyle Ambusk.

2017 Vermont Flower Show


Champlain Valley Expo
Essex Junction, VT


March 3 – 5, 2017


Thank you to all who were able to attend our show!   We will see you again in 2019!  Please view our photos and videos below on this year’s show.

Show Features:

The 2017 Vermont Flower Show – “Neverland” – will bring three days of spring to life as the world of Peter Pan comes to life and prepares us for the exciting season ahead! Along with the grand garden landscaped display, the show offers a wide variety of things to choose from– all included in the price of admission! Plan on spending the entire day at the show!

  • Grand Garden Display (over 10,000 s. ft.) filled with flowering bulbs, shrubs trees, and water features! Keep your eyes out for Tinkerbell, Wendy’s House, and the Lost Boy’s Cave!
  • Local artists will be painting live in the Grand Garden Display.
  • Over 100 vendors related to the horticultural/gardening world.
  • Over 35 educational seminars and hands-on workshops on a variety of topics.
  • Screening of the film Hometown Habitat – Stories of Bringing Nature Home, a documentary produced by Catherine Zimmerman and narrated by renowned entomologist Douglas Tallamy, Ph.D
  • Experts on-hand all 3 days to answer your gardening and landscaping questions.
  • Family Room with craft and planting activities all 3 days; scheduled entertainment with Mermaid Dalni Tails, Rick Adam’s One-Man-Band and No Strings Marionettes performing Treasure Hunt.  Don’t forget to come to the show dressed as your favorite Peter Pan character!
  • Flora/Food/Fresh demos with Vermont chefs, growers, and herbalists using fresh food, flowers, and herbs to create meals, teas, fresh juices, and more!
  • Local bookstore Phoenix Books will offer a great selection of books to choose from.
  • The St. Albans Garden Club will have educational displays of floral arrangements with a live demo on flower arranging.
  • VT Garden Railway Society – landscaped display with moving trains!
  • Plant Sale at the conclusion of the show on Sunday.