Saturday, 7 April 2018

Collectors Plant Fair - Australia's most treasured plant fair!

The Collectors' Plant Fair will be held at the historic Hawkesbury Race Club, Clarendon, NSW. Clarendon is between Richmond and Windsor.

The fair showcases 50 specialist nurseries selling distinctive and hard-to-come-by plants, books and garden accessories. There is also an inspiring speaker program.

This year the fair will be bigger than ever with over 90 specialist plant growers from all across Australia. Long lost plants will be found and taken home to create beautiful gardens and indoor jungles.There will be thousands of plants, pickles, pots, books, quality garden workwear and delicious food.

Make a day of it!

Discount Weekend Pass - $20 online (or $25 at gate)
Saturday only 8am - 4pm - $14 online ($15 at gate)
Sunday only 9am - 4pm - $12 online ($13 at gate)

NEW IN 2018 - Sunday Picnic Lunch

'Pig and Potatoes' by the Cooks Co-Op
Join the irresistible Martin Boetz from Cooks Co-op for a delicious Sunday lunch with local produce – a paddock to plate experience. Lunch includes roast organic pork, potato salad, dill pickle, salsa verde, tomato relish and sourdough. Washed down with a local Hillbilly Cider.
  • Sunday only, 8 April, Stables, Collectors’ Plant Fair,
  • Hawkesbury Racecourse, Clarendon. Bookings: Online only
  • Cost per plate $40. There will be five sittings 12, 12:30, 1, 1:30pm and 2pm
  • Seating arrangements: an outdoor stable area will be set up with a informal picnic, hay bales under the gumtrees. See map for location. (Valid entry ticket required)

Download 2018 Map & Stalls list here!
Download CPF 2018 Poster here!

What's On!

🍃 Sunday Sessions - April 8th - Conversations with two doyens of Australian gardening at Collectors this year. These two extraordinary gardeners have single handedly designed and built inspiring plant-based gardens in NSW. Conversations will be held undercover in the marquee beside the Racetrack. All talks are free for fair-goers

🌺 11am Conversation with Peta Trahar (facebook @petatraharnursery), founder of Collectors and creator of her garden at Woodgreen, Bilpin, NSW.

🌺 12noon Conversation with Sarah Ryan (instagram @hillandalegardenandnursery), nurserywoman and creator of the spectacular garden Hillandale, Yeltholme, NSW.

🌺 2pm The Art of Arranging Home-grown Flowers. We are experts in growing flowers but how do we arrange them? Our fabulous florist will let us in on some secrets for creating a pleasing balance of shape, structure, texture, grouping and tone. Enjoy a pop up Flower Stand on Sunday with The Flowerseekers.

  • Plenty of parking available + disabled spots
  • Friendly dogs on leash welcome
  • Plenty of food trucks 
  • Great coffee
Photography: Daniel Shipp

The Collectors' Plant Fair
April 7- 8th
Hawkesbury Race Club, 1 Racecourse Rd, Clarendon NSW
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