17th March 2019 – Digby Hall, Sherborne

Sherborne Plant fair

2019 dates – if you are interested in exhibiting or attending please get in touch Now in its 17th year, there are 15 stands from all over the West Country exhibiting a wide range of plants, as well as Seed and Potato fair and holiday breaks. Digby Hall is easy to find (just off the A30 turn into Newland) and … Read More

14th April 2019 – Mapperton House, Dorset

Mapperton Plant fair

If you are interested in exhibiting or attending, please Get in touch This large and popular Plant Sale is held in the grounds of Mapperton House a fine Jacobean Manor House near Beaminster. Mapperton House has superb gardens (voted in the top 50 of the UK) and the house is open for bookable tours, both of which are open to … Read More

11th May 2019 – Yarlington, Somerset

yarlington

If you are interested in exhibiting or attending, please Get in touch This pretty Manor House has an Italian sunken garden alongside a herbaceous, shaded and kitchen garden over 2 acres. This sale is well established and is now in its 17th year. With over 30 specialist nurseries and plant related stands including gifts and plant supports positioned in the … Read More

9th June 2019 – Hestercombe Gardens, Somerset

Child with plant at Hestercombe

This event is fully booked, however if you are interested in exhibiting in future events, please Get in touch Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset TA2 8LG 16 specialist nurseries selling herbs, perennials, roses and many rare and unusual plants. Also producers of handcrafted metal and willow plant supports.  FREE entry to Stables Cafe, Garden Shop, Plant Centre & play … Read More

1st September 2019 – Midney Gardens, nr Somerton

If you are interested in exhibiting or attending, please Get in touch Midney Gardens, Mill Lane, Midney, near Somerton, Somerset TA11 7HR For the second year Midney Gardens will be hosting a Specialist Charity Plant Fair, this is a special treat as the gardens are usually only open in autumn for private groups. The unique plantsman’s gardens with clever design … Read More

15th September 2019- Mapperton, Dorset

Bags of plants

If you are interested in exhibiting or attending, please Get in touch This pretty Manor House has an Italian sunken garden alongside a herbaceous, shaded and kitchen garden over 2 acres. This sale is well established and is now in its 15th year. With over 30 specialist nurseries and plant related stands including gifts and plant supports positioned in the … Read More

15th March 2020 – Digby Hall, Sherborne

Sherborne Plant fair

2020 dates – if you are interested in having a stand please get in touch Now in its 18th year, there will be 15 stands from all over the West Country exhibiting a wide range of plants, as well as Seed and Potato fair and holiday breaks. Digby Hall is easy to find (just off the A30 turn into Newland) … Read More

Obituary for Franchesca Dening

Franchesca was well-known locally, particularly through the Conduit Magazine she started in 2001 which now covers much of Somerset and Dorset. However, we knew her because of the European Garden Breaks Club and the Charity Specialist Plant Fairs. The first visit Franchesca organised was in 1996 to Monet Garden in Giverny as a fund raiser for the Somerset Wildflower Meadows … Read More

17th September 2017 – Mapperton, Dorset

Bags of plants

If you are interested in exhibiting or attending, please Get in touch This pretty Manor House has an Italian sunken garden alongside a herbaceous, shaded and kitchen garden over 2 acres. This sale is well established and is now in its 15th year. With over 30 specialist nurseries and plant related stands including gifts and plant supports positioned in the … Read More