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Plant & Gardening Fair

March 1 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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Packed with inspiration and ideas for the Spring garden, Forde Abbey’s Plant and Gardening Fair is always held on the first Sunday in March, making it one of the earliest plant fairs in the South West. Once again in 2020, we will be hosting over twenty stalls selling plants and gardening sundries on Sunday 1st March from 10am – 4pm. Many of our plant stalls are back by popular demand, but there will also be some new faces too.

All the stallholders are happy to chat about their plants and stock, and to offer their expertise and share their enthusiasm, so do come along to see what you can add to your own garden – or just admire the beautiful plants on show!

The Plant Fair takes place at the beginning of our popular Crocus Week, a lovely time to see the garden waking up from its Winter hibernation and the Undercroft tearooms will be open throughout the day serving coffees, teas, light lunches and homemade cakes and biscuits.

The reduced entry fee to the Plant & Gardening Fair, including admission to Forde Abbey’s award-winning gardens, is £5. Parking is free. The Tearoom will be open from 10.30am until 4.30pm, and the Gift Shop, Eeles Pottery and the Abbey Nursery will also be open throughout the day. From 2nd March and including Crocus Week (2nd to 8th March) normal garden admission rates will apply.

This year’s stallholders include:

Arthur Strange Ltd
Avon Bulbs
Barracott Plants
Chris Cook Plants
Elworthy Cottage Plants
Floyd’s Climbers and Clematis
Forde Abbey Nursery
G T Plants
Gobbett Nursery
Hardy Way Perennials
In Clover
Jackie & Colin Gillard
Malcolm Allison Plants
Millwood Plants
Mrs Mitchell’s Kitchen & Garden
Peake Perennials
Shady Plants
Somerset Lavender
The Edible Garden Nursery
Tortworth Plants Ltd
Triffids Nursery
Wild Thyme

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March 1
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Forde Abbey
Forde Abbey
Chard, Somerset TA20 4LU United Kingdom
01460 220231


Forde Abbey
01460 220231

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