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A small hobby nursery, situated in Diamond Harbour, specializing in alpines, woodland plants and bulbs. I like the challenge of growing unusual and rare plants and my aim is to offer "something different". Visits are welcome but please ring first. 03 329 3124
Sandi Leith has been the force behind Alouette for many years, and her collection of special tiny rhododendrons and woodland plants goes back much further still
Behind the Hedge Garden Co.
Kate and Sue are enthusiasts growing little plants and perennials. They dabble in all sorts of plants and also grow fruit and asparagus. They raise chickens for eggs too.
Visiting from the USA, Bill is a daffodil breeder, exhibitor and international judge. His growing philosophy is to create healthy new varieties for show and garden using organic gardening methods.
Attend Bill's Workshop For the Love of Bulbs on Sunday 2pm at the Tod Lounge.
The Butterfly Musketeers was founded in 2013 by Maria Romero who is the author of “An Educational Guide on Monarch Butterflies”.
Cailtin Joy from Freya Flora
Caitlin launched her floristry career from a young age and has loved working with flowers ever since. Originally from Cambridge she has worked in Wellington, Amsterdam and Otautahi, Christchurch. With every floral design Caitlin aims to create a little slice of garden paradise.
Attend Caitlyn's Workshop Edible Bouquets on Sunday 11.30pm at the Tod Lounge.
Needs no introduction, 160 years of horticulture for Canterbury. Based in the Kiosk of the Botanic Gardens.
Come and join Anita from Growing Kiwi Gardeners for a seed sowing workshop for children on Saturday. Suitable for children of all ages. Anita has been running a hands-on gardening programme in early childhood centres since 2018 and has a passion for encouraging children to grow their own food.
Hamish and Mika’s Plants
Overflowing from an incredible botanic garden of unusual plants, spares are sold. All profits go to the NZAGS's Steve Newall Memorial Fund to be used to bring overseas gardening luminaries to NZ, This year he is Jim Jermyn, a Himalayan plant expert and renowned gardener. Read more on NZAGS.com.
A society that has, since its formation in 1950, cultivated a legacy of excellence in iris cultivation, appreciation, and education. Visit their stand and plant stall to see new and exciting varieties.
Janine Young’s Plants
selling trilliums, fritillarias, spring bulbs and some woodland-type plants. A hobby grower. I have sown a lot of seed last season so in a few years’ time I will hopefully have some really choice plants available.
Specialising in indoor plants – our curated range of gift-able greens are for every occasion. From succulents to palms, sundrenched rooms to lower light bookshelves, there is a plant to suit everyone and every space. Each plant comes with its own unique care card in our special plant delivery boxes so you'll never have to search through plant books again.
This year we will have a nice mix of early flowering special plants, including Dicentra, Erodium, Pulsatilla and other little treasures. I have been involved in the hort industry for many years and love growing plants for fun now.
Dr Colin Meurk BHU
Colin is an adjunct teacher at both local Universities, Crown Research associate, consultant ecologist and the Canterbury Horticultural Society’s Honorary Botanist. His mission is application of biogeography, ecological theory and design, spatial dynamics, subantarctic/alpine ecology, and citizen science (inaturalist.nz) to nature conservation and restoration across cultural landscapes; he has received various awards for his participatory and science-based conceptualization, planning and design for biodiversity.
Attend Dr Colin Meurk's Workshop Be diverse! on Sunday 1pm at the Tod Lounge
Bonsai trees, Indoor plants, Succulents and Cacti. An enthusiast whose hobby has meant that some need to be sold, you can be the winner here
We are a plant nursery specialising in plants native to New Zealand, with an emphasis on the less commonly available. We offer a wide variety, from coastal and inland mountain plants ranging from wet to dry conditions, whatever plant you are looking for we can help.
The New Zealand Alpine Garden Society, is a dynamic club aimed at horticultural excellence, sharing skills and a love of alpine, woodland and bulbous plants.
Plants from the Hokonui collection. Coming - Online sales of plants. Suzanne Pickford’s www.ortel.nz
Finest quality Rhododendrons for every budget, delivered around New Zealand daily. Use rhododendrons to create a beautiful outside space to relax in. These low-maintenance plants have transformed thousands of gardens for New Zealand homes. Demonstration and talk by Lisa West at the stall.
SSE is a charitable trust run by a small team of volunteers based in Christchurch. Founded in 1992 the SSE aims to preserve as many of the old and local cultivars as possible by facilitating the exchange of seeds between gardeners. They are especially interested in seed lines that are no longer available commercially, or seed which has been saved in a family for a number of generations.
Attend SSE's Workshop Sowing Sustainably on Sunday 3pm at the Tod Lounge
Run by David and Letitha Adams. A lifetime of love and care has gone into daffodil breeding and cultivation. Make an order after looking at the blooms on show.
Joy and Nancy’s Treasures
Two Ashburton women who are addicted to treasures and other interesting plants. They sell what they love to grow. Trilliums, garden orchids, fritillaria and Erythroniums among other choice plants.
Tai Tapu Garden Club
A group of friendly gardening enthusiasts