Shows/Plant Fairs

Shows/Plant Fairs

We attend a number of sales during the year please find below the 2024 list. We can take pre-paid orders to these sales for collection and save yourself the shipping charge.

11th February - Snowdrop and Early Spring Plants Fair, Hole Park Garden, Rolvenden, Cranbrook Kent TN17 4JA www.plant-fairs.co.uk



10th March - Plant Heritage North Devon Plant Fair, Pannier Market South Molton, North Devon EX36 3AB.



17th March - Rare Plant Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells. BA5 2PD www.rareplantfair.co.uk.



23rd March - Hardy Plant Society Somerset Group Plant Sale - Yeo Valley Organic Gardens, Blagdon, Somerset . https://www.yeovalley.co.uk/the-organic-garden/



31st March - Easter Sunday- Plant Fair Burrow Farm Gardens Dalwood, Axminster. EX13 7ET. https://burrowfarmgardens.co.uk/events/ .



6th April - Plant Hunters Fair, Bodenham Arboretum, Woverley, Worcs. DY11 5TB. www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk.



14th April - Rare Plant Fair, Old Rectory Quenington, Gloucs GL7 5BN. www.rareplantfair.co.uk.



21st April - Plant Fairs Roadshow - Spring Plant Fair and Tulip Festival, Arundel Castle Gardens BN18 9AB https://www.plantfairsroadshow.co.uk/



21st April - Plant Fairs Roadshow - Ramster Gardens, Chiddingfold Surrey, GU8 4SN https://www.plantfairsroadshow.co.uk/



6th May -- Hampshire Plant Heritage Plant Sale, Longstock Gardens & Arboretum , Longstock Hampshire. https://www.plantheritage.org.uk/events/hampshire-isle-of-wight/hampshire-grand-plant-fair/



11th May - Charity Plant Fair, Yarlington House, Yarlington, Somerset, BA9 8DY www.plantfairs.co.uk



12th May - Rare Plant Fair, Salthrop House, Wroughton mr Swindon SN4 9QP- www.rareplantfair.co.uk



19th May - Rare Plant Fair, The American Museum and Gardens, Bath. BA2 7BD - www.rareplantfair.co.uk



26th May - Rare Plant Fair - Kingston Bagpuize, Oxford , OX13 5AX- www.rareplantfair.co.uk



2nd June - Rare Plant Fair, High Glanau Manor, Lydart, Monmouthshire NP25 4AD www.rareplantfair.co.uk.



9th June - Rare Plant Fair - Waterperry Gardens, nr Oxford. OX33 1JZ. - www.rareplantfair.co.uk



15th & 16th June - Unusual Plant sale- Gilbert Whites House, Selborne, Hampshire GU34 3JH. www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk



23rd June - Summer Plant Fair and Garden - Dorset Plant Heritage - Abbotsbury Gardens, Dorset, DT3 4LA



30th June - Devon Hardy Plant Society Plant Fair Burrow Farm Gardens Dalwood, Axminster. EX13 7ET. https://burrowfarmgardens.co.uk/events/ .



14th July - Plant Heritage North Devon Plant Fair, Pannier Market South Molton, North Devon EX36 3AB.



21st July - Rare Plant Fair, Manor House Gardens, Bledlow, Bucks. HP27 9PA www.rareplantfair.co.uk.



18th August - Summer Plants Fair, Hole Park Garden, Rolvenden, Cranbrook Kent TN17 4JA https://www.plantfairsroadshow.co.uk/



25th & 26th Augustl - Plant Hunters Fair, The Dorothy Clive Garden. Willougbridge, Shropshire, TF9 4EU. www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk.



1st September - Rare Plant Fair, Adwell House, nr Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 7DQ www.rareplantfair.co.uk.



8th September - Rare Plant Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells. BA5 2PD www.rareplantfair.co.uk.



15th September - Plant Fairs Roadshow- Borde Hill Gardens, Haywards Heath, W. Sussex RH16 1XP https://www.plantfairsroadshow.co.uk/



22nd September- Rare Plant Fair, Llanover House, Llanover, nr Abergavenny NP7 9EF www.rareplantfair.co.uk.





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syn Geranium mac. 'White Ness'. An easy, hardy, evergreen Geranium. Very good in dry shade. Forms good ground cover with fragrant foliage. Pure white flowers over most of the Summer starting in late May. This is a pure albino with no hint of pink in the calyx or flower.

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Dryopteris affinis 'Cristata The King' AGM

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