Unearth gardening treasures and meet the people that grow the plants at this unique gardening and plants expo. Enjoy a relaxing weekend where you can shop for plants and learn all about them at the same time.
This weekend you can meet with and buy direct from over fourty nurseries and plant growers offering a vast range of plants. The Dandenong Ranges forms part of the heart of Victoria’s plant growing community and this extraordinary expo weekend brings all of the best nurseries and plant growers together for you to enjoy.
With over 40 nurseries participating, there are loads of plants on offer. Some of the plant groups specifically featured are; Roses, Spring Bulbs, Orchids, Dry Garden Plants, Clivia, Ferns, Perennials, Annuals, Bonsai, Carnivorous Plants, Heirloom Vegetables, Seeds, Herbs, Trees, Water Plants and more. Full list of growers.
This year's event sees the continuation of the huge Australian Tuberous Begonia display. In many cases, the blooms of these begonias measure in excess of 25cm across. Entry to the begonia display is included in your admission price.
Gather knowledge from free gardening talks and demonstrations which run throughout the weekend. The speaker program offers experience, knowledge and inspiration from specialists in their field. Garden expert and personality Stephen Ryan is compere throughout the weekend, adding his informative and fun approach to the talks.
The setting of Tesselaar gardens are filled with Roses and Liliums as well as a variety of unusual and rare perennials. A range of locally made food and refreshments are available or you are welcome to bring a picnic. Even dogs on leads are welcome. Leave your plants at the Plant Creche who will store and deliver your plants to the car all for a charity gold coin donation.