Whittlesea Garden Expo

Saturday 5th March 2022

Sunday 6th March 2022

Join us for the inaugural Whittlesea Garden Expo. Embrace this local opportunity to purchase local products and services and engage the wider Victorian garden community.

Presenters

Melissa King

Melissa King
Melissa, who is passionate about gardening, is a popular and respected garden expert and presenter on a number of radio and television shows. Melissa is also a regular presenter at events and flower and garden festivals around Australia and overseas, including the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Ellerslie and Chelsea. Melissa released her first book in 2007, titled Garden Feast, an essential reference for the gourmet gardener.

Clive Blazey

Clive Blazey
Clive is a big personality in the plant world and was a pioneer in the rescue of heirloom vegetable and fruit varieties and has authored numerous books on flower, vegetable and fruit gardening. In 2019 Clive was awarded an AM in recognition of his work over the past 40 years in organic gardening, seed saving, introducing heirloom seeds to Australian gardeners as well as being a tireless advocate for conservation and the environment.

Program

 Welcome to Country and Welcome Address - Saturday at 9:50am 

Lydia Wilson - Whittlesea City Council

Saturday

5th March

10:00am

Container Gardening

Melissa King

11:00am

Growing & Caring for African Violets

Robyn Harris

12:00pm

Growing Heirloom Vegetables

Melissa King

1:00pm

CFA – Whittlesea (TBC)

TBA

2:00pm 

Kids Activity: Potting Spring Bulbs

Melissa King

12-2:00pm

Kids Activity: Face Painting

Aimee Gould

Sunday

6th March

10:00am

Photographing Flowers

Larry Henderson

11:00am

Backyard Beekeeping

Nathan Stewart

12:00pm

Trawool Arboretum

Clive Blazey

1:00pm

Virgin Worm Poo

John Challis

2:00pm

Kids Activity: Making Paper Flowers

Ann Balharrie

12-2:00pm

Kids Activity: Face Painting

Aimee Gould

Stallholders

Melissa KingSilkies Rose FarmClive BlazeySquatting Frog NurseryCreature Feature Face PaintingBamboo Creations VictoriaGecko DeckoPaper FlowersMelalecua NurseryDiWoodnIronstone Park NurseryEchuca Moama Plant FarmDindi Bee SuppliesAffordable PlantsBriamie PlantsRSY PlantsDiamond Valley VioletsGlass Art FusionEasy Peasy Garden ToolsAQ Unique Hardwood CreationsTravis SucculentsVagabond CreationsSeed SaversValley ToolsStars Stones and Summer Storms Complete Gutter SolutionsVirgin Worm PooThe Garden PlannersPots N GrowClean FeetHerbal Tea AustraliaMorris OutsideMountain Song Wind Chimes Whittlesea RotaryWhittlesea Flowers & BearsCFAMelMetro EventsCurly SpudsArthurs Creek CoffeeIndian Hot FoodWhippdCWA WhittleseaWhittlesea Photography ClubWhittlesea Men’s ShedWhittlesea Football and Netball ClubRotary Club of Yea

Ticket Sales

All online ticket sales are 100% refundable if in The event of a cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. i.e. Covid-19
Fur Babies (dogs) allowed on leash
As a condition of entry, all adult ticket holders are required to show proof of double dose COVID-19 vaccination 
Package

Price
Free

Children aged 16 and under

$0.00

Free
Online

Tickets purchased online

$8.00

Buy 
Day Entry

Tickets purchased at the gate

$10.00

Gate
Groups

 Group booking, up to 12 attendees

$75.00

Buy

Documents

  • Download the event flyer and email it to friends.
  • COVIDSafe Plan

Stallholder Registration

Join us for the inaugural Whittlesea Garden Expo. Embrace this local opportunity to showcase your products and services and engage the wider Victorian garden community. 

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Contact

The Whittlesea Garden Expo will be held at:
Whittlesea Showgrounds, Whittlesea-Yea Road
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th March 2022
Time: 9am - 3pm
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This project is financially assisted by the City of Whittlesea’s Community Grants Program.

Whittlesea Garden Expo is a Rotary Club of Whittlesea Project