Plant Fair Roadshow


A first for Layer Marney Tower – come and find some interesting and rare plants grown by dedicated growers.  Plant Fair Roadshows collect together small nurseries who gather at various venues in the South East to sell their plants.  Come and see what treasures that you can find for your garden.  There will also be a talk by Marina Christopher who will talk about the variety of umbellifers available to gardeners and how can they be used to best effect.

Nurseries that will be attending are:

Beth Chatto, Essex  An outstanding garden with an excellent nursery and a huge range of choice perennials for drought, moist and shade conditions.

Blueleaf Plants Kent  A wide variety of succulents, hardy sempervivums and sedums to the more exotic echeverias, crasslas, aloes and haworthias.  These architectural and drought-tolerant plants are perfect for small gardens.

Charleshurst Farm Nursery, West Sussex  Mostly shrubs and small trees includes many rarely offered, specialities include a good range of Daphnes and Acer palmatum, nearly all propagated and grown on site.

Cottage Garden Plants, Essex  Old favourite garden plants, including Astrantia, Keerama, Epimedium, Geranium, Genum, Hemerocallis, Iris sibirica and Tradescantia, also some unusual or hard to find plants.

Daisy Roots Herts   An RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Gold Medal wining nursery specialising in perennials that do well in drought and difficult positions

Kevin Hughes Plants, Dorset   Less common and many rare hardy trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants

Phoenix Plants Hants  Columnist, lecturer and grower of hardy perennials, many prairie plants, umbellifers and chalk lovers, suitable for a wide range of pollinating insects plus unusual annuals and bulbs

Pineview Plants Kent  An RHS medal winning nursery with an extensive and ever changing range of perennial plants from rare, new or unusual, to easy, interesting and reliable, plus a huge choice of shade lovers, including many Epimediums

Rose Cottage Plants, Essex  A wide range of bulbs for all seasons, together with a comprehensive choice of Dahlias and a selection of interesting perennials.

Swallowfield Nursery Kent  Specialist nursery growing a wide range of cottage garden ad unusual perennials, good range of Auricula and Salvia

Wheelgate Nursery, Essex  Hardy perennials and grasses, plus some choice and interesting tender plants during the summer season

Hardy Plant Society Essex Group

Woodview Garden  Garden Accessories



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