Botanic and Rare Plant Fair 2017- Melbourne Royal Botanic Garden

This is a must for plant lovers!

Botanic and Rare Plant Fair 2017- Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens – 21st and 22nd October

Where: Observatory Precinct, Melbourne Gardens

Open 10am to 4 pm, $15 entry, children under 16 free

Forty specialist plant and gardenware stalls, a program of talks, demonstrations and interactive debates,  activities for junior gardeners and lively family fun, as well as practical and creative ideas about growing food, urban gardens, and nurturing our living planet.

On Saturday 11- 11.45 am and again at 2- 2.45 pm The Cranbourne Growing Friends will be having a plant sale, where Angus will be answering your native plant questions and speaking about his role as Patron of the Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

12noon – 1pm: Angus will be on a panel discussing the topic Searching for Australia’s Garden Identity. There will be book signing after the panel discussion

Sunday 22 October – Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

10.30 to 11.30am, 12.30 to 1.30pm and 2.30 to 3.30pm: Choosing native plants for your garden with Angus Stewart –  Join Angus on an insightful tour celebrating the beauty and diversity of the many improved Australian plant cultivars (with particular reference to Kangaroo Paws) and learn how to select the most appropriate native plants for your home garden whatever its size.