A glorious plant filled day at Telegraph Hill Centre as the Plant Fairs Roadshow returns on Saturday 30th May – 1 to 4pm.
The ‘Plant Doctor’ will be offering free consultations to diagnose your ailments and provide prescriptions for a beautiful garden … there will be lots of plantspeople offering amazing and unusual plants alongside classic favourites. Get your garden looking tip-top!
Exhibiting nurseries include:
- Johnson’s Sweet Peas and Nursery – Johnson’s is a family run nursery, based near Sittingbourne. They specialise in Sweet Peas, home grown seeds and plants. A good selection of hardy perennials are also propagated at their nursery, especially alpines. Johnson’s were awarded a Gold medal for their first display of alpines at the Kent Garden Show in 2014
- Pineview Plants – Run by Colin & Cindy Moat, Pineview Plants offers a wide range of perennial plants ranging from rare, new or unusual, to easy, interesting and reliable. Their extensive range primarily reflects plants which Colin and Cindy find of interest and believe to be of outstanding garden merit. These include mainly hardy herbaceous perennials and ornamental grasses, which complement them, plus an extensive range of shade-lovers
- Swallowfields Nursery – This small specialist nursery is set in the heart of the Kent Downs and is not normally open to the public. The family–run Swallowfields Nursery grows a range of traditional cottage-garden plants as well as many unusual and interesting perennials – specialisms include a Primula auricula collection and hardy salvias
- Blueleaf Plants is a small nursery that specialises in succulent plants such as agaves, aloes, echeverias, crassulas, graptopetalums, sedums, haworthias, mesembryanthemums etc. Using one-off pots and containers for inspiration, Blueleaf Plants’ owner, Fiona Wemyss, likes to create designs that show off the gem-like colours and architectural shapes of these diverse and fascinating plants
- Brickwall Cottage Nursery – Brickwall Cottage Nursery is a small nursery which specialises in Geums. Sue Martin holds the National Collection and grows over 100 different cultivars in her garden which is open for the National Gardens Scheme
- Invicta Herbs – Invicta Herbs is a specialist nursery growing culinary and useful plants on the family smallholding in Kent. Varieties are selected for flavour, fragrance and vigour. Plants are raised sustainably ensuring edible parts remain safe to be eaten. Classic culinary favourites, edible perennials, British natives & those new to British cuisine from around the world …