Events

Plant Fair

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September
10am-5pm

Plant nurseries from across East Anglia will come together for this two-day plant fair hosted in the walled garden at Holkham. September is a great time to stock up on plants for autumn planting. Find that special plant for a special spot and get advice and tips for selecting the right plant. Other gardening essentials such as pots, compost and labels will also be available, while a variety of craft and artisan stalls will have a range of hand-crafted garden accessories to tempt you.

Our Masterclass Talks are a great way to learn some useful tips from Holkham’s gardeners, with a bit of fun along the way! Plus exhibitors ‘The Farmer and the Florist’ will give an engaging flower arranging demonstration where you can learn the tricks of the trade!

11am - Plant Propagation - Let us show you how and learn the basic methods of increasing your plant stock with some easy rules of taking cuttings and how to look after them to ensure they grow into healthy plants. 30 minutes.
12noon - Get to Grips with Latin Labels! Fascinated to find out more? We’ll teach you horticultural Latin for beginners and explain ways of identifying characteristics, origin and habit of the plant by looking at its Latin name. 30 minutes.
1pm - Flower Arranging Demonstration. Get some tips on how to arrange your gorgeous, seasonal flowers in some quirky items you’ll find around the home. 30 minutes.
2pm - Plant Propagation (as above). 30 minutes.
3pm - Latin Labels (as above).30 minutes.

Tickets: Entry is included in walled garden admission. Adult: £2.50, Child (5-16yrs) £1
Free car parking at the Walled Garden. Car parking charge of £3 in Holkham Park.

Exhibitors
Barking Broom Crafts - Wooden tools, small garden furniture and garden related crafts.
Norfolk Herbs - Culinary, medicinal and aromatic herb plants, bay trees and hawthorn as well as a selection of English garden terracotta.
Natural Surroundings Limited - Plants, seeds, books, nest boxes and feeders.
Designer Gardens - Plants, bulbs, shrubs, pots, flowers and garden design service.
Thistlefield Plants and Design - Plants, natural stone and garden structures and features.
North Walsham Garden Centre - Seasonal plants, shrubs, garden machinery, garden furniture and garden gift ideas.
Richard Rood - Richard will be demonstrating the art of pole lathe turning and a chance to buy some of his crafts.
Palmers Nursery - Ornamental grasses, shrubs, perennials and bamboo.
Predator Plants - Carnivorous plants.
Lord and Lama - Garden furniture, sculpting and accessories.
Riverside Bulbs - Flowers, bulbs, tulips and other autumn planting bulbs.
Hedgehog Plants and Gardens - Shrubs and perennials.
Newleaf Woodcraft - Handmade home, garden and lifestyle items from new and reclaimed wood and decorative garden metal plant supports.
West Acre Gardens - Unusual hardy plants including alpines, perennials, grasses and shrubs.
Erpingham Nursery - Statues, obelisks, French ironware, plants, baskets and flower tubs.
Barcham Trees - Trees, books and tree related sundries.
Rougham Hall Nurseries - Plants including perennials, herbs, shrubs and bulbs.
Walnut Tree Garden Nursery - Hardy garden plants, most especially to include flowering dogwoods, and other rare and unusual shrubs.
The Norfolk Olive Tree Company - Olive Trees from espalier variety to ornamental cloud trees.
TelthePot - Birdhouses and bird feeders, ceramic and metal.
Simpsons Nurseries - Container grown ornamental and fruit trees, hardy shrubs, perennials grasses, soft fruit bushes, climbers.
A & A Hamer - Plant supports, own designs, handmade garden metalwork and many usual garden sundries.
Hobbs Designs - Perennial garden plants, shrubs and trees, autumn and spring bulbs, indoor plants, orchid and cacti.
Woottens Plants - Herbaceous perennials, self-propagated irises, pelargoniums, hemerocallis and grasses.
Helen’s Four Seasons Plants - Winter interest shrubs with sub-shrubs and herbaceous perennials to give year round garden interest. Hand turned hand garden tools.
Helen’s Herbaceous Plants - Plants for the cutting garden and hardy perennials.
Yvonne Law Pewter - Pewter objects and jewellery with a flora and fauna theme.
A C Wrought Iron – Wrought iron gazebos, arches, obelisks plant supports and more.
Woodland Nurseries – Exotic flowering bulbs.
The Farmer and the Florist – Plants, cut flowers, planted baskets and containers.
Creake Plant Centre – Shrubs, herbaceous plants, climbers, many unusual.
Panache Plants – Eclectic mix of carnivorous plants and unusual exotic and hardy herbaceous perennials.
Homegrown Revolution – Raised beds, hoops and protection covers.

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The annual Plant Fair at Holkham in September