Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Fairhaven Garden Spring Plant Fair, Saturday, May 24 - Norfolk Broads


Fairhaven Garden Candelabra Primula 2014
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads is staging its fourth annual Spring Plant Fair on Saturday, May 24, from 10am to 2pm. The event showcases specialist independent nurseries from Norfolk and Suffolk, offering the opportunity to buy unusual varieties of plants with expert advice and plant identification.

There’s also a special 30-minute guided walk at 11am to view the garden’s famous candelabra primulas. Free entry and parking for the Plant Fair and £5 garden entry (special offer) to join the primula walk.

Nurseries attending are Green Pastures Nursery (shrubs and perennials), Tower Plants (pelagoniums), Pickerings Plants (bedding plants), Cottage Memories (roses and perennials), Helen’s 4 Seasons Plants (winter interest shrubs and herbaceous perennials), Predator Plants (carnivorous plants), George Debbage (perennials and annuals), and Fairhaven Plant Sales (candelabra primulas and other Fairhaven plants).

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, t. 01603 270449. The garden is open daily all year (closed Christmas Day), tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. Garden entry is £6.10 adult, £5.60 concessions and £3.60 child (under 5 free).

There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.