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Growing Friends' Plant Sale and Botanic and Rare Plant Fair

03 9650 6398

21 - 22 Oct 2017

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Friends and The Diggers Club are hosting the exciting Botanic and Rare Plant Fair.

Members receive a 10 per cent discount on all Friends' plants at the Growing Friends Sales Tent. Do not forget membership cards and carry bags.

Join this fantastic spring garden event that includes activities for junior gardeners and lively family fun, as well as practical and creative ideas about growing food, urban gardens, and nurturing our living planet.

Proceeds from this event assist the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria to advance the understanding and appreciation of plants.

Supported by the Diggers Garden and Environment Trust.

Stalls include:
Access to specialist knowledge and tips direct from growers
Panel discussions
Stimulate your creativity with hands-on experiences. Children and families most welcome.
Pop-up talks
Hear about hot topics and emerging trends from industry professionals
Growing Friends' Plant Sale
Buy plants propagated from Melbourne Gardens stock
Plant Creche

Planning on purchasing plants? Let them keep your plants hydrated whilst you continue to peruse the fair and upon departure, simply bring your car to the Plant Creche pick up zone directly in front of the event site for collection. Live entertainment, food and beverages.

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  • Café
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times