3 weeks until Australia's most treasured plant fair!
April 7- 8, 2018
Hawkesbury Race Club
This year the fair will be bigger than ever with over 90 specialist growers from all across Australia. Long lost plants will be found and taken home to create beautiful gardens and indoor jungles.There will be thousands of plants, pickles, pots, books, quality garden workwear and delicious food. Make a day of it!
Join the irresistible Martin Boetz from Cooks Co-op for a delicious Sunday lunch with local produce – a paddock to plate experience. Lunch includes roast organic pork, potato salad, dill pickle, salsa verde, tomato relish and sourdough. Washed down with a local Hillbilly Cider.
Cost per plate $40. There will be five sittings 12, 12:30, 1, 1:30pm and 2pm
Seating arrangements: an outdoor stable area will be set up with a informal picnic, hay bales under the gumtrees. See map for location. (Valid entry ticket required)
🍃 Sunday Sessions - April 8th - Conversations with two doyens of Australian gardening at Collectors this year. These two extraordinary gardeners have single handedly designed and built inspiring plant-based gardens in NSW. Conversations will be held undercover in the marquee beside the Racetrack. All talks are free for fair-goers
🌺 11am Conversation with Peta Trahar (facebook @petatraharnursery), founder of Collectors and creator of her garden at Woodgreen, Bilpin, NSW.
🌺 12noon Conversation with Sarah Ryan (instagram @hillandalegardenandnursery), nurserywoman and creator of the spectacular garden Hillandale, Yeltholme, NSW.
🌺 2pm The Art of Arranging Home-grown Flowers. We have always been about growing flowers but how do we arrange them? Our fabulous florist will let us in on some secrets for creating a pleasing balance of shape, structure, texture, grouping and tone. Learn all about the five F’s!
April 7- 8th
Hawkesbury Race Club,
1 Racecourse Rd, Clarendon NSW
Plenty of parking available
Photography: Daniel Shipp