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Visit the Observatory Precinct, Melbourne Gardens for a weekend of indulging your passion for plants at the new spring gardening event, the Botanic and Rare Plant Fair, jointly hosted by The Diggers Club, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and the Melbourne Friends.Celebrate plants and gardening with plant sales, pop-up talks and tours and an extensive panel discussion program. An exclusive opportunity to purchase rare bulbs, seeds, plants, books and artisan gardenware. Access to specialist knowledge and tips direct from growers, join in lively debates with industry leaders, hear about hot topics and emerging trends from industry professionals, discover the inner workings of the Herbarium and Nursery.Shop all day, use the plant creche. There will be live entertainment, as well as food and beverages provided by Jardin Tan and Piggery Cafe.Proceeds from this event assist the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria to advance the understanding and appreciation of plants.