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BRISBANE PLANT COLLECTORS FAIR

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BRISBANE PLANT COLLECTORS FAIR

Time: May 26, 2018 at 8:30am to May 27, 2018 at 3pm
Location: MT COOT-THA BOTANIC GARDENS
Street: MT COOT-THA RD
City/Town: TOOWONG
Website or Map: https://www.myopengarden.com.…
Event Type: fair
Organized By: MOG
Latest Activity: Apr 2

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Event Description

An event with a strong focus on rare, unusual and difficult to find plant species from specialist growers for all enthusiastic plant collectors and new gardeners alike.

Guest speakers include Angus Stewart, Jerry Coleby Williams, Barbara Wickes, Michael Ferraro and Noel Burdette .

A Plant Creche will be run by the Friends of the Botanic Gardens and Sherwood Arboretum.

SATURDAY 26TH MAY 8.30 - 4.00

SUNDAY 27TH MAY 8.30 - 3.00

ENTRY $5 PER ADULT - CHILDREN UNDER 15 FREE

BRISBANE BOTANIC GDNS AUDITORIUM,

MT COOT-THA RD, TOOWONG

This highly popular event will offer plant sellers with a broad variety of plants that are sure to attract the attention from both experienced and novice gardeners alike. 

Refreshments will be available all weekend in support of The Vietnam War Veterans Association 
This year a Plant Creche will be manned by the Friends of the Botanic Gardens and Sherwood Arboretum) ATM's will be available at the event for all patrons to access 

Saturday 26th May 

Doors open 8.30am 

10am - 10.40 ... Barbara Wickes : 'Reliable choices for the Sub-tropical Cottage Garden' 
11am - 11.40...Angus Stewart: Breeding Australian Native plants 
12pm - 12.40...Jerry Coleby -Williams: 'Is that plant Genuinely Collectable? ' 
1pm - 1.40 Michael Ferrero :'A Plant Hunters Passion' Part 1 (Finding that special plant) 
Doors close at 4pm 

Sunday 27th May 

Doors open at 8.30am 
10am- 10:40 Michael Ferrero : A Plant Hunters Passion ( Part 2) Bringing that rare plant into cultivation. 
11am - 11: 40... Angus Stewart: Discovering rare and unusual native plants in the wild 
12pm- 12.40..........Jerry Coleby-Williams: 'Is that plant Genuinely Collectable??' 
1pm 1.40...Noel Burdette 'Growing unusual plants' 

Doors close at 3pm 

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