Botanical Expo Special - Broadfield Garden Tickets @ $7.50 (usual $15)
Don't miss this opportunity to visit Broadfield Gardens at the special ticket price of $7.50 (usual $15) ! Limited tickets available. Tickets are valid for visits till the end of March 2024. Read more.
Food and Drink
Visit our onsite pop-up Café run by G&T Catering for a bite to eat. Come and have lunch on Sunday. A full range of cafe food including wraps and savories will be available. A Coffee Cart will be on site too.
Floral Art Display
Amazing displays created by Floral Art groups in Canterbury .
Botanical Expo Dinner
Come and join us for an evening experience with guest speaker Becky Fox Matthews on "Wildflowers from the Cedar Glades of Tennessee” and a meal prepared by Country Feasts. A delicious choice of ham, lamb or chicken plus three salads and three hot vegetables, along with bread, dessert, tea and coffee.
Wine, beer and juice will be available for purchase at a reasonable price from 5pm.
Saturday 6.00pm Baylis Lounge $40.00
Bookings still open.
45-minute workshops ($5 a session) arranged by the Canterbury Horticultural Society (CHS) for the Expo.
Sowing Sustainably - Local heritage seed raising with sustainable seeds. Be Diverse! - Discover your garden’s biodiversity and help preserve natural environments. For the Love of Bulbs - Learn all about propagating daffodils; as well as creating your own new variety. Edible Bouquets - This session is dedicated to edible bouquets – gift, table decoration and salad all wrapped up together to make the perfect potluck posy. Nurture with Nature - A special session for tamariki. Enjoy a selection of nature inspired crafts and activities for ages 0-10 years old.
Sunday 17 September 10am - 4pm Tod Lounge Find out more & Book your place
Bring along children or grandchildren any time between 2pm & 4pm on Saturday.
1. Learn to sow seeds to take home to watch grow (Growing Kiwi Gardeners).
2. Make floral buttonholes to wear & share.
Children can do either or both workshops. Everything is supplied.
All free. No booking needed.
Saturday 2-4pm Main Stadium
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.
Saturday and Sunday Stadium