2018 - 2019 Plant Fairs

Come rain or shine we'll be there! Fairs are open for the advertised times (last entry 30mins before close)

Click the event title to see full details

September 2018

Sun 23 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm

2019 (provisional)

March 2019

Sun 10 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sat 16 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 17 Alderford Lake 10am-4pm

Sun 24 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sat 30 Patchings Art Centre 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 31 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

April 2019

Sat 6 Hoghton Tower 10am-4pm

Sun 7 Bramall Hall 11am-4pm

Sat 13 Sandwell Valley Park Farm 10am-4pm

Sun 14 Consall Gardens 10am-5pm

Good Fri 19 Whittington Castle 10am-4pm

Saturday 20 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 21 & 22 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

TBC Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

TBC Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Sun 28 Cholmondeley Castle Gardens 10am-5pm

May 2019

Sat 4 Donington Le Heath 1620's House 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 5 & 6 Weston Park 10am-5pm

Sat 11 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 12 Adlington Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 18 British Ironwork Centre 10am-4pm

Sun 19 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm

Sun 26 Pottertons Alpine Garden 9am-5pm

Mon 27 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

June 2019

Sat/Sun 1 & 2 Hodnet Hall 10am-5pm

Sat 8 Bosworth Battlefield 10am-4pm

Sun 9 Norton Priory 10am-4pm

Sat 22 Arley Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 23 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Pop-up event Henbury Hall 10am-5pm

Sun 30 Cholmondeley Castle Gardens 10am-5pm NEW DATE

July 2019

Sun 21 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 27 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 28 British Ironwork Centre 10am-4pm

August 2019

Sun 4 Donington Le Heath 1620's House 10am-4pm

Sat 10 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 11 Southwell Minster Gardens 11am-4pm

Sun/Mon 25/26 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

Sat 31 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

September 2019

Sun 1 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sun 8 Weston Park 10am-4pm

Ness Botanic Gardens

Sunday 24th March 2019

Sunday 1th September 2019

Times: 10am - 4pm

Entry to fair: £1.00 which all goes to fund the garden

Dogs on leads welcome in the fair. No dogs (except assistance dogs) in the garden.

Garden entry optional at standard charges.

We are thrilled to hold our Plant Fairs at the wonderful Ness Botanic Gardens again this year. We shall be in the lovely, sheltered site in the herb garden with the entrance in the corner of the right-hand (as you come into the venue) car park  - look out for the A-boards directing you from visitor centre entrance!

The gardens have so much to see and explore whatever the weather and Ness has garden trails to suit all ages and abilities! Click here for maps of the trails to download.

You can read more about the gardens on the Ness website.

We have lots of your favourite nurseries returning plus some new comers to meet for the first time at this venue.

Admission to Plant Hunters' Fair 1.00 adults. Children Free.

Refreshments available

Click the dates to see to line ups:

Nurseries that attended in March 2018:

ChickenStreet from Shropshire with a wide selection of chicken-proof plants for the garden

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage

Edrom Nurseries from Berwickshire specialising in woodland plants for shade and unusual alpines RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire specialising in unusual seed-raised trees, shrubs and climbers

Mandsand Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in Perennials and shrubs with an emphasis on interesting foliage which includes a good range of Heucheras, Heucherellas and Tiarellas

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in bee and butterfly friendly perennials

Meadow View Plants from Lancashire specialising in sought after perennials in the Apiaceae family, plus a choice range of Geum, Pulmonaria, Sanguisorba, Thalictrum, Aster, Hesperantha

Mynd Hardy Plants from Shropshire specialising in penstemon and hemerocallis

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in Acers and other ornamental trees and shrubs. RHS Gold medallist

Penmere Plants from Cheshire specialising in Fuchsias

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire specialising in alpines, dwarf bulbs and woodland plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials.

Vertical Shores from Cheshire with studio created stained glass garden art

Nurseries that attended in September 2018:

ChickenStreet from Shropshire with a wide selection of chicken-proof plants for the garden

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in coloured foliage

Cotswold Garden Flowers Bob Brown's well known nursery from Worcestershire specialising in rare plants of all kinds. National Collection of Sambucus.

Edrom Nurseries from Berwickshire specialising in woodland plants for shade and unusual alpines RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire specialising in unusual seed-raised trees, shrubs and climbers

Mandsand Plants Nursery from Cheshire specialising in Perennials and shrubs with an emphasis on interesting foliage which includes a good range of Heucheras, Heucherellas and Tiarellas

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in bee and butterfly friendly perennials

Meadow View Plants from Lancashire specialising in sought after perennials in the Apiaceae family, plus a choice range of Geum, Pulmonaria, Sanguisorba, Thalictrum, Aster, Hesperantha

Penmere Plants from Cheshire specialising in Fuchsias

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials.

The Gobbett from Worcestershire specialising in Syringa (Lilac), flowering dogwoods and beardless Iris

Ness Botanic Gardens
Ness
Neston
South Wirral
CH64 4AY

website: www.nessgardens.org.uk 

There is free car parking.