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What to do in the garden in February
Some photos from our visit to Fetherston Gardens. Go to Open Gardens.
Schedules and Rules for the four 2016 Flower Shows are now available.
Go to Tours to get information on the garden tours proposed for 2016 - you can book for some trips now or put in an expression of interest.
Saturday 12 &
Sunday 13 March 2016, 10am-4pm
Jointly organised by the Horticultural Society of
Canberra & ACT Historic Places
Now in its fifth year,
Plant Fair at Lanyon Homestead
in 2016 will be bigger than ever!!
is an historic homestead with beautiful surrounding gardens providing a
wonderful setting for the Fair, which will be open each day 10am to 4pm.
Visitors to the Fair
will be able to purchase the very best of plants, many rare and unusual,
directly from the growers. Over 30 interstate and local stallholders will have
everything from bulbs to trees, natives to exotics – plus garden art,
international garden tours, gardening books and top quality garden tools for
talks and demonstrations by garden specialists, Lanyon tours and food stalls
plus a program of special children’s activities. Also on site there will be an
ATM, a plant crèche, and plenty of free parking.
There’ll be lots happening to keep the whole family
happy across the weekend of the Plant Fair!
How to get to there:
From the Canberra CBD
head south along Tuggeranong Parkway/Drakeford Drive. Turn right onto Tharwa
Drive, and follow signs to Lanyon Homestead on the southern outskirts of
Address: Lanyon, Tharwa
Drive, Tharwa ACT 2620. View
Single day entry is $10
per person. Free entry for children (under 18).
Information for bus
groups & garden clubs:
A discount entry of $9
per person is available for groups if pre-booked and pre-paid. To receive this
discount, club group bookings and payments must be finalised by Monday 29
February. For group enquiries/payments please contact: email@example.com or ph 02 6205 0916.
For more information on the Plant Fair visit:
For general enquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org
on the Fair
Press Release by the
Minister for the Arts, Ms Joy Burch