Plant Fairs Roadshow
Plant Fairs Roadshow

Talks by our growers

A number of our knowledgeable growers are available to provide talks to gardening clubs and other interested groups. At this stage it is best to contact individual nurseries following the links on the Nurseries page.

 

Fiona Wemyss of Blueleaf Plants is pleased to offer three different talks - all based around her gorgeous succulents.
1. Succulents & Why You Should Love Them
2. Growing Succulents in the Garden
3. Low Maintenance Containers High Impact Plants
All talks are accompanied by colour slides and she will bring examples as well as sales plants. A handout with cultivation notes and suggested further reading useful web-sites etc can be provided. £80 plus 40p mileage. Contact fiona.wemyss@icloud.com

 

Paul Barney of Edulis nursery has a range of talks on edibles and plant hunting in various far flung places.

The charge is £120 plus mileage

For more details of Paul's talks contact him at edulisnursery@gmail.com

 

Hardys Cottage Garden Plants owner Rosy Hardy can give talks on a wide range of subjects.

 The costs are £105 plus travel expenses, for more infomation contact info@hardyplants.co.uk

 

Philip Johnson of Johnson's is pleased to offer two talks at present. One, a slide presentation about growing and showing Sweet Peas; the other a demonstration centred on growing alpines in containers. Both talks last around three quarters of an hour.

Only available during the evening. Cost is subject to distance and you are advised to contact him directly for further details philip@johnsonssweetpeas.co.uk

 

Marina Christopher of Phoenix Plants is a well known horticulturist, naturalist and writer, gives talks on a broad range of subjects including propagation, Umbellifers, plants for pollinators. Costs are £150 plus mileage. Contact Marina to find out the extent of subjects covered marina@phoenixperennialplants

 

Colin Moat of Pineview Plants currently has several talks, one on his interests and advice of shade loving perennials, entitled ’50 Greys of Shade’ and the second, a self-explanatory ‘A stumble around the Alpine Flowers of Austria’, another one of Colins talks is 'In Praise of Higher Beings' on the wonders and benefits of taller plants in the border. The charge is normally £85 + 40p per mile, depending on distance, venue and audience. Contact colin@pineviewplants.co.uk

 

Graham Blunt of Plantbase gives talks on the diverse and exotic plants from around the world. Graham will bring a selection of plants from the nursery to sell at the talk.

The fees are £50 plus mileage. Contact plantbaseuk@gmail.com for more details.

 

Rachael Castle of Swallowfields is happy to provide a talk on Primula auricula and its cultivars and covers their history, cultivation, and categories. It lasts approximately 1 hour. Fee: £75 plus 40p per mile travel expenses. Contact rachaelmnelson@btinternet.com

 

 

Seasonal news

Our next event is at 

Sussex Prairies  is a relatively new garden, which in a short time has become a highly regarded with choice plants and great planting schemes.

This garden fits seamlessly into the Sussex landscape.

They are hosting the Plant Fair Roadshow on the 10th of June.

 

New venues for 2018
Please check out the Events page for future fairs.

 

Exciting News Update

Plant Fairs Roadshow has been selected by Borde Hill Garden  to coordinate their 125th Anniversary Plant Fair on September 16th 2018

 

 

Print Print | Sitemap
© Plant Fairs Roadshow