Innovations Zone

The Innovations Zone is an area on the East Lawn at the Botanical Gardens where you’ll find ideas and inspirations for your gardens and outdoor spaces.

Two marquees are surrounded by outdoor exhibitors with gazebos and open displays.

Living Wall Picture Frame
Scottscapes framed living picture

Marquee 1

Designers and Decorative Arts

When is a bench a work of art?
  • Innovations in Visual, Plastic, Sculptural, Digital Arts & Accessories
  • Botanical Artists
  • Artists and Craftsmen



Ian Geary – painter

Annette Petch – Jewellery

Carol Lambert – Artist

Emma Bennett – Artist

Fenella Noble – Artist sculptor

Florilegium Society – Botanical Artists

Gareth Watling – Bird and Wildlife painter

Hanne Westergaard – Sculptor in ceramics

James Green – Artist Printmaker

Jill Ray – Digital Artist and designer

James Milner – Artist and sculptor

Penny Withers – Ceramics

Andrew ‘Stoneface Vickers’ – Sculptor

Trevor Neal – Painter

Kevin Rhodes – Wood Re-incarnation




ikebana display

Innovations Horticulture, Health & Wellbeing


  • Innovations in Flower Arranging
  • Bonsai
  • Orchid Society
  • Alpine Garden Society






Sheffield Bonsai Society

Sheffield and District Orchid Society

Alpine Garden Society – Chesterfield Group

Ikebana Society of Sheffield

Lina’s Flowers – Lina Jackeviciene – Floristry

Flowers by Sarah Ann – Sarah Motley – Floristry

BMI Thornbury – Hospital


Outdoor Gazebo Exhibitors:

Mypad Garden Studio

Chris Campbell Design – Engineering

Birdhouse Tea Company

Hudson and General – Wood crates and containers

Slacktop Alpine Nursery

Bob and Boe Fashions