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The Brisbane Plant Collectors Fair

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The Brisbane Plant Collectors Fair

Time: May 21, 2016 at 8:30am to May 22, 2016 at 3pm
Location: Brisbane Bot. Grdns Auditorium,
Street: Mt Coot-tha Rd
City/Town: Toowong
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Event Type: fair
Organized By: BPCF
Latest Activity: May 19, 2016

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Event Description

A first time event with a strong focus on rare, unusual and difficult to find plant species for all enthusiastic plant collectors. Guest speakers include Jerry Coleby-Williams, Noel Burdette , Wes Vidler, Carol Kerkin, Russell Young and Genny Catlin.

Saturday 21st May 8.30 to 4.00

Sunday 22nd May 8.30 to 3.00

This first time 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 from the ( in house) caf run by the Glebe Garden Club 
Lucky Door prizes will be drawn each hour for visitors to win garden care prizes . 

Our Exhibitors include.. 

Succulents and Cacti : Merv and Janet Whitehouse 
Old world Cottage garden plants : Grandma's Garden 
Heirloom vegetable and flower seeds: Forget Me Not seeds 
Exotic and rare collectable aroids, and tropical bulbs : John and Genny Catlin 
Obscure and rare bulbs : Reids rare bulbs 
Unusual and rare Climbing plants : Weslor Flowers 
Heritage Roses : Rosevale ...

Admission $5.00 per adult (Children Under 15 Free)

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