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Top Plant Sales and Workshops around Melbourne

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Published March 31st 2019
Learn about plants and attend plant workshops
This is a list of plant related events including workshops and plant sales around Melbourne and regional.

Post Flower and Garden Show Plant Sale
When: Thursday 4th April 2019 from 2 pm to 8 pm
Where: Thinkers & Makers Society, 35-39 Colebrook Street, Brunswick


This will be their biggest plant sale for the year. After having a display at the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show, they generally have hundreds of interesting plants that need to be sold. Most plants will be reduced in price and they will even have a few rare plants available.

Here you can bring your dogs on a lead and EFTPOS is available.

You can find out more information at this link.



KaBloom Festival of Flowers
When: 6th April to 28th April 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 357 Monbulk Road, Silvan


This is a fabulous plant and general garden festival of flowers. You can read all about it in my article here.



Native Terrarium Workshop
When: Saturday 13th April from 12 noon to 1 pm
Where: Bili Nursery and Landcare, 525 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne


This will teach you how to build your own mini-ecosystem in a glass jar. Terrariums are a great way to build your own self-contained ecosystem. In this workshop, you will learn how to build one, maintain it and watch it grow. Each participant will take away their own terrarium and instructions.

The cost is $40 and this includes all materials to make a small terrarium with native plants. This workshop is limited to 10 people

For more information, click on this link.



The Collectors' Plant Fair
When: 6th and 7th April 2019 from 8 am to 4 pm and on Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Hawkesbury Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Clarendon


Here there will be 100 stalls selling things like:

Orchids
Bulbs
Perennials
Indoor plants
Shrubs
Natives
Seeds
Books
Pots
Planters
Carnivorous
Tropical.

Collectors' Plant Fair launched in 2005 and has grown to be the largest plant fair in Australia. Collectors' 2019 will include an interactive children's corner as well as some good food.

This year's show is filled with growers that have been at this sale since it started. There will also be some new faces.

For more information, click on this link.



The Northcote Plant Sale - Fall In Love
When: Saturday 6th April from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Where: Nature Gurl, 1/177 Beavers Road, Northcote


This autumn fall in love with the beautiful selection and range of plants. Wander down the outdoor plant sale which is in the leafy area of the Merri Creek.

At this plant sale you will find:

Indoor plants
Succulents
Cacti
Native plants
Indigenous plants
Pots

There will also be for your convenience:

Both EFTPOS and cash payments
A friendly team to talk about for plant advice
Carpark and street parking available
Dog-friendly

For more information, click on this link.



MEGA Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale in the Burbs!
When: 27th and 28th April from 8 am to 4 pm
Where: 10balcombe, 10 Balcombe Road, Mentone


These people are relocating to a massive warehouse and will put on the biggest plant sale they have ever had in Melbourne! They will have all your indoor plant favourites including as many rare plants as they can source for you.

If you dress up in jungle themed wear there will be a $5 discount. This event will be ticketed. Tickets are FREE and help organisers to manage the flow on the day. Tickets will go live at 12 noon on Monday 22nd April at their Facebook page link below.

For more information, click on their Facebook page.



Beginners' Guide to Indoor Gardening
When: Saturday 4th May from 10 am to 12 noon
Where: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Avenue,
Melbourne


This course will teach you how to keep your indoor plants thriving. In this two-hour workshop, you will learn a range of basic indoor gardening skills including watering, the correct light, re-potting and maintaining your plants.

For more information and bookings click on this website.

Introduction to Floral Design
When: Wednesday 15th May to 19th June from 10 am to 12.30 pm
Where: 572 Park Road, Park Orchards


Turn your love of flowers and design into an exciting career or rewarding hobby. Here you will learn the techniques to make beautiful floral arrangements.

You will learn:

Wrapping
Tying
Arranging and other techniques

You will be able to create many gorgeous designs such as hand tied posies, gift boxes, corsages, and arrangements for special occasions.

Note this course attracts an additional cost in purchasing your own flowers of around $15 to $20 per week.

For more information click on this link.



Introduction to Permaculture
When: 14th May to 18th June 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm
Where: 52 Knees Road, Park Orchards


Horticulturist and landscape designer Cass Groves will take you on this course of all things gardening. Cass has a particular passion for permaculture. Learn about permaculture design principles to make your garden more sustainable and abundant. This is a six-week course which includes a brief history of the following:

Permaculture
Zone planning
Soil health
Companion planting
Energy and water harvesting

For more information click on this link.

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Why? For plant sales and workshops
When: From April through to June 2019
Where: Around Melbourne and Victoria
Cost: Varies, see article
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