We have demonstrations and workshops covering a wide range of topics including learning about vegetables, creating edible bouquets, making a hypertufa trough garden that plants love to grow in, seed sowing, gardening for children and more. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a curious beginner, there is something for everyone.
Floral Art Display
Amazing displays created by Floral Art groups in Canterbury transforming flowers and foliage into stunning arrangements
Prizes and Raffles
Win guided garden tours to some of Canterbury’s most popular gardens. Take part in the exciting raffles in the Expo and win prizes including planted troughs, garden tools, rare plants and more.
Nicholas Hall - Spot Prizes
Evening Meal and Guest Speaker
For an evening experience, join us for a delectable meal with fellow plant enthusiasts. A special guest speaker will share their knowledge, insight and passion for the botanical world,
Sunday 7.00pm Habgood Lounge
Food and Drink
Visit our onsite pop-up Café for a quick bite to eat.
The Botanical Expo is known for its vibrant plant fair where you can find a wide variety of rare and unusual plants. Specialists will love the rare alpines, bulbs and perennials. Super stalls to buy those impossible-to-find treasures and hard-to-find gardening books.
With demonstrations, workshops and speakers on offer throughout the weekend, there is something for everyone – a chance to see skills in action, get hands on and learn more.
NIcholas Hall Habgood Lounge