The 2021 schedule of Rare Plant Fairs has been confirmed and we will be attending two of the fairs, where we will have a selection of our plants for sale. The 2021 season will be slightly different, in that you can book timed entry tickets in advance, to enable social distancing throughout the day. Full details are on the Rare Plant Fair website here.
The Rare Plant Fairs are held in gardens around the country and make a fantastic day out. Not only can you visit a beautiful garden, but each fair is attended by a good number of hand-picked specialist nurseries so you are guaranteed to find some exciting plants.
The Fairs were originally founded by Derry Watkins back in 1994. At that time, there were far fewer plant fairs and horticultural shows available for nurseries to attend, and Derry started Rare Plant Fairs to try to remedy this. Over the years, the Fairs went from strength to strength, and since 2008, they have been organised by representatives from the nurseries themselves. All the events now held in beautiful and unique gardens, offering the visitor the complete horticultural day out. The original idea remains as good as ever, with the Fairs continuing to be extremely popular with nurseries and gardeners alike.
For more information about the fairs, please see their website: www.rareplantfair.co.uk. Please note that details of the 2021 fairs will be added to their website in due course.
The fairs we are attending in 2021 are:
We are happy to accept orders for collection at the fairs.