|Plant Fairs in February|
08 & 09
15 & 16
22 & 23
|Bishop`s Palce Snowdrop Weekend|| 'Snowdrop Celebration' in February, Walk around this magnificent garden and
enjoy this delicate flower in a wonderful setting.
Various nurseries with Galanthus and other early season plants for sale. 10am to 4pm
Plants include galanthus Atkinsii, Galanthus Elwesii ,Galanthus Navillis
|Plant Fairs in March|
|Sunday March 1st||Forde Abbey plant and gardeneing fair|| 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. from 10am – 4pm.
Plants include :-Narcissi Tete TETE ,Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash, Camelia Debbie
|Saturday March 7th||Sidmouth Daffodil Day|| Celebrating the daffodil and the arrival of spring.Held in the grounds of
Kennaway House in the centre of Sidmouth. I actualy went to school here and grew up in
this beautiful area so love to come back and enjoy the daffodil walks the society have
provided for everyone to enjoy, for free. We will have a large range of potted daffodils
including "Sailboat" along with perennials and seasonal plants for sale
Plants include :-Narcissi Tete TETE Narcissi Sailboat Narcissi Visit Website
|Sunday March 15th||Tavistock Plant Fair-Plant Heritage|| Held in the Tavistock pannier market with a diverse group of nurseries from
across the south west of england. We will have a range of potted spring bulbs, alpines,
perennials,shrubs & climbers
Plants include :- Narcissi Sailboat Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash Brunnera Jack Frost Visit Website
|Sunday March 15th||PlantFairs Digby Hall, Sherborne|| We will have a large selection of flowering spring bulbs, early season perennials
and shrubs for sale.Around 15 nurseries , a small friendly show in a warm dry hall with
parking in the centre of Sherborne.Digby Hall – Hound Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AA
Plants Include :- Narcissi Tete TETE Galanthus Navillis Hellebore Ellen Double Red
|Saturday March 21rd||East Lambrook Manor|| "A very popular Early Spring Plant Fair. With specialist nursery stalls nestled all over the gardens of E
ast Lambrook Manor, each one glowing with the jewel-like flowers of spring, who can resist? It’s the perfect way
to kick off the new season and buy something special for your garden.
Plants Include Geum Scarlet Tempest, Lupin Manhaton Lights, Kniphofia Popsicle Mango
|Sunday March 29th||South Molton Plant Fair- Plant Heritage|| Held in the South Molton pannier market, from 10am to 3pm this free to enter event will have a diverse
group of nurseries from across the south west of england. All supporting the Plant Heritage Charity. We will have a
large range of potted spring bulbs, alpines,perennials,shrubs & climbers
Plants include:- Geum Scarlet Tempest, Lupin Manhaton Lights ,Clematis montana Elizabeth
|Plant Fairs in April|
|Saturday April 4th to Sunday 5th||Cornwall Garden Society|| At the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge.Visitors to the show will
be able to browse the wide range of horticultural trade stands for shopping. The majority of the nurseries are
from Cornwall and the South-West, complement prestigious and specialist nurseries from elsewhere in the UK.
Plants include :-Narcissi Sailboat Clematis Vieneta Lupin Gladiator
|Sunday April 19th||Mapperton House & Gardens|| A jewel of a show with easy parking and lovely surroundings.This large and popular Plant Sale is
held in the grounds of Mapperton House a fine Jacobean Manor House near Beaminster.We will be offering an
increasing range of clematis and shrubs alongside our familiar alpines and perennials with lots of new
additions for 2020
Plants include :- Aubretia Audrey, Blue Shades ,Clematis Vieneta, Lupin Gladiator
|Plant Fairs in May|
|Friday May 1 to Saturday 2nd||Tobys Garden Festival at Powderham||Our large range of perennials, alpines, shrubs & climbers will be on offer with lots of new varieties for 2020 alongside more thanthan 200 exhibitors, offering quality plants from award-winning nurseries, unique West Country craft, artisan food and drink along with live music and fun family entertainment, all in the fabulous grounds and interior of Powderham Castle. Plants include:-Clematis Nubia, Lupin Manhaton Lights ,Bearded Iris ,Butterscotch Kiss Visit Website|
|Sunday May 3rd||Athalhampton Plant Fair-Plant Heritage||Athelhampton House will be hosting the popular Spring Plant Fair organised by Plant Heritage Dorset. The Fair will be open from 10am -3pm and will feature a large number of independent growers from across the South and South West. There will be a wide range of plants including grasses, alpines, herbs, perennials, climbers & shrubs plus some summer bedding and basket plants. Additional features include garden ornaments and an Italian Coffee Stall. The great advantage is that you can buy direct from the growers at very competitive prices and get specialist tips and advice, seldom available from Garden Centres. There are often rare and unusual varieties available. Although the Fair finishes at 3pm our Gardens remain open until 5pm, Plants include:-Clematis Nubia, Lupin Manhaton Lights, Bearded Iris ,Butterscotch Kiss Visit Website|
|Saturday 9 to Sunday 10th May||RHS Rosemoor - Plant Heritage|| Enjoy the gardens of Rhs Rosemoor and visit this two day show of selected nurseries fom across the South West of England.On
offer will be a broad range of plants direct from the growers, often these varieties are not available at garden centres and could
otherwise be lost to horticulture.Run by Plant Heritage north Devon this is a charitable effent .
Plants Include :- Clematis Acropolis, Geum Scarlet Tempest, Lupin Rachel de THAME
|Saturday 16 May||Yarlington House|| Yarlington House, Yarlington, Somerset, BA9 8DY This pretty Manor House has an Italian sunken garden alongside a herbaceous,
shaded and kitchen garden over 2 acres. This sale is well established and is now in its 17th year. With over 30 specialist nurseries
and plant related stands including gifts and plant supports positioned in the courtyard and side garden this is naturally a very
Plants include :-Clematis Acropolis Geum Scarlet Tempest Lupin Rachel de THAME
|Saturday 16 May||Delamore House - Plant Heritage|| A beautiful garden and house on the southern edge of Dartmoor. Plant heritage event with specialist local nurseries.
This event runs along side the Delamore arts festival held in the house and grounds.
Plants nclude:- Clematis Acropolis Geum Scarlet Tempest Lupin Rachel de THAME
|Sunday 24 to Monday 25 May||Tavistock Garden Festival|| Organised by Tavistock Town Council this event is held in and around the historic market and town hall. A range of
nurseries and garden sunderies can be found for sale.
Plants Include:- Clematis Vieneta, Astrantia Venice, Echinacea Skipper
|Sunday 24 May||Kingston Bagpouise House Oxfordshire|| This 18th century house is in a unique setting on the edge of The White Horse Vale and surrounded by its
beautiful garden and parkland.Kingston Bagpuize House Kingston Bagpuize Oxfordshire OX13 5AX
Plants Include:- Echinacea Skipper, Agapanthus Twister, Agapanthus Queen Mum
|Saturday 30 to 31 May||Coombe Trenchard|| A much loved annual Summer Garden Festival in celebration of English Country Life. Stalls offering plants and
garden related items are complimented by artisan craft and food stands spread across these wonderfull gardens.
Enjoy arelaxing day out in the heart of Devon
Plants Include:- Agapanthus Queen Mum Echinacea Skipper Bearded Iris Butterscotch Kiss
|Sunday 31 May||High Glenmore Manor||Set in 12 acres of gardens designed in 1922 by H. Avray Tipping. Tipping was the Architectural Editor of Country Life magazine from 1907 until his death in 1933. Original features, once lost, have been lovingly restored by the current owners, including an Edwardian glasshouse and large pergola. What was a rustic stone tank set into the wall with steps leading to a swimming pool, surrounded by concrete and lampposts, are now 100 ft long double herbaceous borders Visit Website|
|Plant Fairs in June|
|Saturday 13 June||Crediton Food Festival||Two day event with lots of local producers. Check web site for event timings Visit Website|
|Sunday 14 June||Cothay Manor|| The garden plant , craft and food fair is held in the grounds of this fabulous 15th century manor house. A lovely friendly
atmosphere and fantastic gardens to see. No internet connection so cash sales only
Plants Include :-Bearded Iris, Butterscotch Kiss, Clematis Pistachio, Heuchera Gotham
|Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June||Bishop`s Palce Summer Garden Festival|| A busy event held within the ruins and gardens of the Bishops Palce in Wells, Somerset. Set in the center of Wells there is
plenty to do all day, nurseries, craft and arts all make this a good day out
Plants Include:- Clematis Nubia, Lonicera Belgica, Agapanthus Snow Pixie Visit Website
|Sunday 14 June||Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire|| The chance to browse stalls manned by experts specialising in both rare and traditional plants, all in the beautiful
setting of Waterperry Gardens. A special REDUCED price of 6.00 per adult includes the Gardens and Fair.
Plants include :- Clematis Nubia, Lonicera Belgica, Agapanthus Snow Pixie
|Saturday 26 to Sunday 23 June||Axminster Garden Festival|| A mix of country show and garden festiaval. This year we will be exhibiting in the florals marque as well as our
trade stand outside.
Plants Include:-Clematis Acropolis, Agapanthus Twister, Alstromeria Indian Summer
|Sunday 28 June||Sculpture by the Lakes Dorchester|| A show run by "Rare plantFairs" held in the 26 acre sculpture gardens (children under 14 not admitted )
Plants Include :-Alstromeria Indian Summer, Agapanthus Indigo Dreams, Echinacea Eccentric
|Plant Fairs in July|
|Sunday 5 July||South Molton Plant Heritage|| Held in the South Molton pannier market, from 10am to 3pm this free to enter event will have a diverse group of nurseries
from across the south west of england. All supporting the Plant Heritage Charity. We will have a large range of potted
spring bulbs, alpines,perennials,shrubs & climbers
Plants Include:- Alstromeria Summer Saint, Echinacea Eccentric, Agapanthus Pretty Sandy
|Sunday 19 July||Chenies Manor Buckinghamshire|| A large one day event with nurseries from across the UK , held in and around this Tudor manor house, makes a great day
Plants Include:-Alstromeria Indian Summer, Lupin Blossom, Agapanthus Pretty Sandy
|Sunday 26 July||Highnam Court Gloucestershire|| During the last 25 years, since Roger Head has been the owner, the gardens have been totally and lovingly
restored to their former glory, with many new additions being made to compliment and enhance the original design.
Specialist nurseries with many rare and unusual varieties set in he gardens.
Plants Include:-Alstromeria Indian Summer Lupin Blossom Agapanthus Pretty Sandy
|Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 July||Portishead Summer Show||The Show is an opportunity for the community – young and old to come together in the summer to showcase local talent and for local organisations and businesses to promote themselves. It is the only two day event in the Portishead social calendar and is one of the largest Shows in North Somerset.|
|Friday 7 to 8 August||Taunton Flower Show|| Held in the center of Taunton in Vivary Park, thisis the second oldest running
flower show in England. A good mix of a traditional country show in a level parkland.
Plants Include:-Alstromeria Indian Summer Agapanthus, Queen Mum, Echinacea Big Kahuna
|Friday 4 to Sunday 16 August||RHS Rosemoor|| RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show, highlights the very best nurseries and local fare from the South West - all set against
the stunning backdrop of the 65 acre garden.
Plants Include:- Helenium Fuego, Helenium Ranchero, Monarda Bee Happy
|Plant Fairs in September|
|Sunday 6 September||Adwell House|| The Adwell Estate lies on ground sloping down from the Chiltern Hills. Mature gardens and lakes to walk around with
Plants Include:- Helenium Ranchero, Echinacea Big Kahuna, Monarda Bee Happy
|Sunday 13 September||Athalhampton Plant Fair-Plant Heritage|| Athelhampton House will be hosting the popular Autumn Plant Fair organised by Plant Heritage Dorset.
The Fair will be open from 10am -3pm and will feature a large number of independent growers from across the
South and South West. There will be a wide range of plants including grasses, alpines, herbs, perennials,
climbers & shrubs plus some summer bedding and basket plants. Additional features include garden ornaments and an
Italian Coffee Stall. Although the Fair finishes at 3pm our Gardens remain open until 5pm,
Plants Include:- Helenium Ranchero, Echinacea Big Kahuna, Monarda Bee Happy
|Sunday 13 September||Bishop Place Rare Plant Fair|| Held amongst the ruins and gardens of the Bishops Palce this is our last Rare Plant Fair for 2019.
Specialist nurseries from across the country
Plants Include:- Helenium Ranchero Hesperantha Ice Maiden Monarda Bee Happy
|Sunday 20 September||Mapperton House & Gardens|| A popular charitable event held in the grounds of Mapperton House and gardens. Lots of autumn flowering plants
will be on offer from specialist nurseries
Plants Include:-Helenium Ranchero, Hesperantha Pink Princess, Monarda Bee Happy
|Sunday 20 September||Tavistock Plant Fair-Plant Heritage|| Held in the Tavistock pannier market with a diverse group of nurseries from across the south west of england.
We will have a range of autumn bulbs,alpines,perennials,shrubs & climbers
Plants Include:- Helenium Ranchero, Hesperantha Pink Princess, Monarda Bee Happy
|Sunday 13 September||RHS Rosemoor - Plant Heritage|| Enjoy the gardens of Rhs Rosemoor and visit this two day show of selected nurseries fom across the
South West of England.On offer will be a broad range of plants direct from the growers, often these varieties are not
available at garden centres and could otherwise be lost to horticulture.Run by Plant Heritage north Devon
this is a charitable event
Plants Include:-Heuchera Tokyo, Hesperantha Pink Princess, Heuchera Rio
Nick started working as a gardener at weekends whilst at school. In 1983 he started GARDENERS DELIGHT services,
he married Hannah in 1988, a florist,
who started to grow some of the plants Nick required for his local garden services in their back garden, with the
excess sold in the local Barnstaple pannier market. As the demand for their quality plants grew,
they purchased 5 acres of farm land in Barnstaple,
which became Gardeners Delight Nursery.
This has grown to be a leading local family run nursery in North Devon which produces an extensive range of herbaceous perennials, bedding and vegetable plants, trees, shrubs, roses and clematis along with delicious fresh fruit and vegetables. 90% of these are grown on site using the skill and experience gained over 30 years of growing for the local coastal & moorland environment.
The nursery is open daily(see opening times) they also attend local farmers markets in Barnstaple, Exeter, Crediton and Bude to sell their plants, fruit and vegetables as well as specialist plant shows across the South West of England where Nick and his daughter have gained awards for their perennial garden displays.
Nicks gardening experience & design skills along with Hannah's eye for colour and detail have helped local councils, caravan parks, hotels and other local businesses win gold, national and international awards from Britain in Bloom with stunning flower displays.
With his family and crazy spaniel Poppy running the nursery Nick uses his passion and knowledge of plants and gardening to maintain, design and transform gardens locally and across North Devon for private and commercial clients.
Please contact us for a free quote