2018 Plant Fairs

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March 2018

Sat 17 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 18 Alderford Lake 10am-4pm

Sat 24 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 25 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Good Fri 30 Whittington Castle 10am-4pm

Sat 31 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

April 2018

Sun/Mon 1 / 2 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

Sat 7 Hoghton Tower 10am-4pm

Sun 8 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 14 Sandwell Valley Park 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 15 Consall Gardens 10am-5pm

Sat 21 Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

Sun 22 Bramall Hall 11am-4pm

Sat 28 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Sun 29 Cholmondeley Castle 10am-5pm

May 2018

Sat 5 Donington Le Heath 1620's House 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 6 & 7 Weston Park 10am-5pm

Sat 12 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 13 Adlington Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 19 Arley Arboretum 10am-5pm

Sun 20 British Ironwork Centre 10am-4pm

Sun 27 Pottertons Alpine Garden 9am-5pm

Mon 28 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

June 2018

Sat/Sun 2 & 3 Hodnet Hall 10am-5pm

Sat 9 Bosworth Battlefield 10am-4pm

Sun 10 Norton Priory 10am-4pm

Sun 24 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Sat 30 / Sun 1 July Henbury Hall 10am-5pm

July 2018

Sat 30 Jun / Sun 1 Henbury Hall 10am-5pm

Sun 8 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm

Sun 22 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 28 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 29 British Ironwork Centre 10am-4pm

August 2018

Sun 5 Donington Le Heath 1620's House 10am-4pm

Sat 11 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 12 Southwell Minster Gardens 11am-4pm

Sun/Mon 26/27 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

September 2018

Sat 1 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 2 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sun 9 Weston Park 10am-4pm

Sun 16 Henbury Hall 10am-5pm

Sun 23 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm

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Pottertons Nursery & Garden

Sunday 27th May 2018

Times 9am - 5pm

Fair and gardens: £3.00 in aid of the National Garden Scheme (NGS)

We are really thrilled to be part of Rob and Jackie Potterton's NGS opening in 2018 with a great plant fair: our only one in Lincolnshire!

Rob Potterton is a stalwart of our plant fairs and we are really looking forward to visiting him at home and getting to see to where all those lovely alpines are grown and also getting the chance to share Rob and Jackie's beautiful garden for the day

Rob and Jackie's large garden contains many planting features including alpine rockeries with pool, stream and waterfall, raised beds, troughs, tufa stone bed, crevice garden, woodland and peat beds. All extensively planted with hundreds of varieties of alpines, bulbs and woodland or shade loving plants, providing lots of colour and interest all year round but will be at their peak in late May.

Visitors are welcome to explore the garden and can join one of the nursery tours that will be conducted throughout the day (these will be run approximately every hour).

Expert help or advice is freely available from the nursery's experienced team.

You could also see a wealth of wildlife including Woodpecker, Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Warblers, House Martin and Buzzard and also lots of  butterflies and dragonflies; the garden has even had visits from a Kingfisher.

There will be cream teas and light refreshments served in the garden with both covered and open air seating available.

Entry to fair and gardens: £3.00 per person in aid of the National Garden Scheme.

Nurseries confirmed for 27 May 2018:

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire specialising in interesting and unusual perennials. NEW TO EVENT

Edrom Nurseries from Berwickshire specialising in woodland plants for shade and unusual alpines RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire specialising in Australasian & coloured leaf shrubs

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire specialising in perennials and alpines. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold.

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire specialising in cottage flowers

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in Acers and other ornamental trees and shrubs. RHS Gold Medalist

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire specialising in summer and late flowering perennials.

The Gobbett from Worcestershire specialising in Syringa (Lilac), flowering dogwoods and beardless Iris. NEW TO EVENT

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire specialising in perennials. RHS Silver Medallists

and of course a wide selection of outstanding plants from Pottertons nursery

Contact Details for Pottertons Nursery & Garden

Address

Pottertons Nursery
Moortown Road
Nettleton
Caistor
Lincoln
LN7 6HX

Phone: 01472 851714 Please call ONLY between 9.00am & 4.00pm

email: sales@pottertons.co.uk

Website: www.pottertons.co.uk

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Physoplexis comosa

Zaluzianskya ovata

Geranium cinereum Signal

Geranium Ballerina

Meet the expert team: Rob, Heather, Lisa and Jackie

Woodland bed

Orchid by Pond

Alpine troughs

Sales area

Globularia meridionalis

Euryops acraeus

Nectaroscordum sicilum

Helichrysum sessiloides