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Tesselaar Gardening & Plants Expo 2015

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Turn your humble garden into a private paradise at The Tesselaar Gardening and Plant Expo.

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Photo Credit: Tesselaar Garden & Plant Expo Web Site


Over the weekend of 18th & 19th April 2015, the Tesselaar Gardens (home of the highly anticipated Tesselaar Tulip Festival) are hosting The Tesselaar Gardening and Plants Expo.

Tesselaar Gardening and Plant Expo, Tesselaar, Gardening
Photo Credit: Tesselaar Garden & Plant Expo Web Site


With over 40 different nurseries and plant growers on display, you are sure to unearth a wealth of plant and gardening treasures from rare plants, bulbs and perennials; to wall art, gardening tools, watering systems and books.

A comprehensive list of sellers, products and plants available to buy are listed on the web site.

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Photo Credit: Tesselaar Garden & Plant Expo Web Site


Gates open from 9am 4pm each day and all tickets are considered a 'Weekend Pass'.

Adult tickets cost $16 each, with concession $13. Groups of 4 tickets and more are also available at the concession rate of $13 and party members do not need to attend the expo together. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

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Photo Credit: Tesselaar Garden & Plant Expo Web Site


Master-of-Ceremonies, Stephen Ryan, will introduce guest speakers offering inspiration and guidance through a series of talks right across the weekend. Highlights include rose maintenance, rare and unusual bulbs, heirloom vegetables and flowers, how to succeed with peonies and growing orchards in Victorian backyards. See here for a list of presentations, times and speakers.

Tesselaar Gardening and Plant Expo, Tesselaar, Gardening
Photo Credit: Tesselaar Garden & Plant Expo Web Site


There is plenty of free, on-site parking with public toilets and disabled facilities.

A variety of food stalls will ensure you don't go hungry, from poffertjes, the Silvan CFA BBQ, Timboon Fine Ice-cream, Victorian Baked Potatoes, Rochester Ginger and Caffee Alfresco. Guests are also welcome to bring their own picnic.

Tesselaar Gardening and Plant Expo, Tesselaar, Gardening
Photo Credit: Tesselaar Garden & Plant Expo Web Site


The Tesselaar Gardens are located at 357 Monbulk Road, Silvan (Melways: 123 B5). There are full directions, including a map on the web page.
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Why? Gardening Expo
When: Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th April 2015
Where: Tesselaar Gardens
Cost: Adults $16, Concession & Groups of 4 $13
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