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The 10th Collectors' Plant Fair is on
11 & 12 April 2015
Hawkesbury Race Club, Clarendon, NSW

On offer will be a huge range of plants
not easily available from regular retail outlets

Full details at www.collectorsplantfair.com 

Plantsman Don Schofield has kindly offered to put together a display of Autumn bulbs at this year's Fair. The flowers will be gathered from Don's acclaimed garden Winterwood at Mount Tomah. He will focus on Nerines of which has has around 100 different species and cultivars but there will be many other bulbs in the display. Here isNerine 'Eve'

Drought-tolerant perennials in a Geelong garden designed by Michael McCoy. Michael will speak at the Fair about the Game Changer Gardens that have influenced him (Sat 11 April 2-3pm) and will pose Deep Questions to Ask Your Garden (Sun 12 April 12.30-1.30pm)

Worsleya procera - the Blue Hippeastrum - a highly desirable, rare bulb coveted by collectors. Available from Addictive Landscapes who will also have Bromeliads, Tillandsias, Heliconias, Gingers, Cliveas and other unusual plants

A beautiful climber, Clerodendrumsplendens from the Growing Friends...volunteers who propagate unusual plants sourced from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney and the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan 

Wallis Creek Watergarden have water plants - lilies, lotus, bog plants, gingers, herbal & medicinal plants. This is Lobelia cardinalis - a bog plant

Bletilla striata from White House Rare Plant Nursery - just one of their many rare and unusual bulbs, climbers, perennials, edibles, fruiting and scented plants

Weslor Flowers Plant Nursery will bring a selection from 150 climbers, and 40 hoyas - as well as this Brugmansiasuaveolens 

Seedlings of the extraordinary and extremely rare Welwitshiamirabilis, endemic to West Africa will be  available from Perennialle Plants Nursery. Look on it as a family heirloom as it is very slow growing.  Thanks for the photo Julie & Roger

Bring your fern questions to the Verdigris stand at the Fair. Alec Greening, editor of the British Pteridological Society - possibly the biggest and most active fern society in the world - will be there to answer questions and give expert advice

The Fair will be open 
8am to 4pm Saturday 11 April 2015
9am to 4pm Sunday 12 April 2015

Entry to the Fair per person including free parking
Saturday $12 or $10 if prepaid
Sunday $10 or $8 if prepaid
Weekend $12 prepaid only
Accompanied children under 18 free
Speaker Sessions $33 per session (Sunday talks light lunch included)
Space is limited so bookings are essential
 
TO PREPAY & BOOK SPEAKER SESSIONS:
Use booking form at www.collectorsplantfair.com
Phone 02 4567 2026 Visa and Mastercard accepted
Email  

The Fair organisers would like to gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of



 
and the support of The Garden Clinic,
the Gardening Magazine, Botanica, Hawkesbury Hills and Riverlands Tourism, Hawkesbury Harvest


 
 

Mickey Robertson is excited ...

2 Apr 2014

From Glenmore House blog ... more

Coffee and refreshments at the Fair

6 May 2013

Having adjusted to our new venue, 2014 will be much improved with good coffee, in two locations and refreshments from the McCabe Café and the HRC Snack Bars. more

Fun of the Fair - some reactions ...

23 Apr 2013

iGarden describes the experience ... more

March E-News

5 Mar 2013

more

February E-News

5 Mar 2013

Some more treasures to tempt you more

January E-News

16 Jan 2013

Enjoy some of the treasures on offer at the Fair... more

The Fair has moved and Peta's nursery is now open at 'Woodgreen'

2 Sep 2012

The Fair has moved to Clarendon on 13 and 14 April 2013 and is still organised by Peta, Beth and Peter but ... more

Tourism Award for Collectors' Plant Fair

9 Sep 2009

The Fair was awarded a Special Judges Award for Excellence in Tourism at the 2006 Hawkesbury Excellence in Business Awards ceremony more

Australian Institute of Horticulture Awards

Australian Institute of Horticulture Awards
5 Aug 2009

Beth Stokes and Peta Trahar have been awarded
NSW JOINT HORTICULTURISTS OF THE YEAR -2005 more

Collectors' Plant Fair Australia's treasured gardening event
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