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See our new Specialist Nursery page for a map and details of many specialist Nurseries who visit plant fairs in our region.

The Royal Horticultural Society Facebook Page



2017 Plant Fairs at Felley Priory  

Shires Plant Fairs are held on The Croquet Lawn, Central Avenue, West Bridgford, NG2 5GR. Dates for your 2017 diaries - 
18th March, 15th April, 20th May, 17th June, 
15th July, 19th August, 16th September 2017

Wollaton Hall's Website - find out about What's On and Tours.

Opening and closing times for Wollaton Park

Nottingham City Council's downloadable leaflets for Wollaton Walk and 10 Tree Trails around the City. (3/4 way down the page)

National Garden Scheme Gardens open for Charity, listed in The Yellow Book. 

Specialist Plant Fairs
Plant Heritage is organising an early season fair at Aubourn Hall on 30th April 2017.
University of Leicester Events including Plant Fairs
Please check with venue before travelling.

The Independent Plant Nurseries Guide aims to support Independent British Nurseries and our incredible growers and nursery-people, by bringing as many independent nurseries together, under one virtual roof.

Plant Heritage is the world’s leading garden plant conservation charity. Formerly known as the National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens (NCCPG), Plant Heritage brings together the talents of botanists, horticulturalists and conservationists and the dedication of keen amateur and professional gardeners. East Midlands Group

Hortax - The Horticultural Taxonomy Group Information for the non-specialist enthusiast wishing to learn more about how plants are named. Has a good page of links to many Plant Societies.

The Plant List is a working list of all known plant species. It aims to be comprehensive for species of Vascular plant (flowering plants, conifers, ferns and their allies) and of Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts).
Collaboration between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden enabled the creation of The Plant List by combining multiple checklist data sets held by these institutions and other collaborators.

Great British Gardens is a garden information guide for Great Britain. 700 pages, including gardens by county, alphabetic order, map search, seasonal gardens and great garden designers


Nottingham Organic Gardeners are a gardening group in Nottingham, aiming to promote organic gardening, sustainable gardening and a more localised food culture. 

West Bridgford and Rushcliffe Horticultural Society Membership is open to allotment holders and private gardeners living in Rushcliffe.

Beechgrove Garden TV programme

From Gardens Illustrated. Garden expert Val Bourne selects 50 of the nation's finest nurseries.


The Seed Site webpages about seeds - collecting seeds, storing seeds, sowing seeds, germinating seeds and exchanging seeds, with pictures of seeds, seedpods and seedlings (and a bit of botany!)

Identifying Ferns in the UK, from the British Pteridological Society

Suggested blogs

John Jearrard - a very keen plantsman - regularly updated.

John Grimshaw - Director of the Castle Howard Arboretum Trust - regularly updated.

James Alexander-Sinclair - from Blackpitts Garden

Wollypark's Blog - a local blogger with lots of local info. especially on Wollaton Park

Helen Johnstone - has recently joined her local Group of The Hardy Plant Society


See our Specialist Nursery page for a map and details of many specialist Nurseries who visit plant fairs in our region.
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