A great last chance to perk up the garden this autumn

There’s still plenty of time to breathe new life into your garden, so stop off at one of these specialist fairs and get some seasonal inspiration.

September 12
The Generous Gardener’s Autumn Specialist Plant Sale
The Coach House Garden
Ampney Crucis
Gloucestershire
01285 850256
www.thegenerousgardener.co.uk
Hydrangeas, late summer perennials, bulbs and climbers. Supporting the James Hopkins Trust, a local charity providing care for severely disabled and critically ill children.
10am–3pm

September 14
Suffolk Group Plant Heritage Autumn Fair
Helmingham Hall
Stowmarket
Suffolk
01473 890799
www.helmingham.com
Specialist nurseries and stands selling garden furniture and accessories, plus the Plant Doctors will be on hand to answer questions. Lady Tollemache will also be taking visitors on a guided tour of the gardens at midday: tickets £10
10am–4pm

September 14
Rare Plant Fair
Llanover House
Near Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
www.rareplantfair.co.uk
Fourteen specialist nurseries, plus homemade refreshments. Supporting St Bartholomew’s Church, Llanover.
11am–4pm

September 20–21
Autumn Plant Fair Weekend
RHS Hyde Hall
Chelmsford
Essex
0845 2658071
www.rhs.org.uk
Stock up on a huge range of plants at this two-day sale organised by Plant Heritage. The first 250 visitors each day will receive free Narcissus ‘Elka’ bulbs.
10am–4pm

September 21
Specialist Plant Fair
Spetchley Park Gardens
Spetchley
Worcestershire
01905 345106
www.plantfair.co.uk
More than 20 specialist nurseries with Japanese maples, grasses, ferns, autumn-flowering asters, specie oaks and rare trees on sale.
11am–5pm

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