As the days grow warmer, and spring blossoms into summer – The Gardens at Wynyard Hall are brimming with blushed roses and bright bouquets of fragrant flowers. To celebrate the sprouting summer season, we’re hosting the fantastic Flower Power Plant Fair on Sunday 16th July, a specialist plant exhibition, featuring all-things nature – from popular plants, home-grown herbs and vibrant vines, to garden accessories, floral-infused bath salts and ethical hedgehog homes.
Quiet Corner Plants
A colourful cultivation of the common and curious, Quiet Corner Plants present an impressive assortment of flowers, shrubs and trees, ranging from popular perennials, like lavender and lupin, to rare and remarkable varieties, such as clematis praecox and campanula. Grown outdoors in County Durham, Quiet Corner Plants are weather hardened to withstand the unpredictable North East climate, and ready to thrive in your garden. A pesticide and neonicotinoids free environment, Quiet Corner Plants promote ethical and environmentally friendly plant production, opting for a time honoured method of pest control– welcoming beetles, birds, frog and toads into the garden.
Bluebird Country Supplies
Find the finishing touches for your great outdoors, with Bluebird Country Supplies. A small, family-run business, the County Durham based team unearth gorgeous garden accessories and outdoor living products, to bring affordable, inspirational and on trend items to their customers. From pots and planters to lanterns and lights, the team will be bringing an exquisite array of products from their latest luxury range.
The Yorkshire Apothecary
Traditional medicinals meet soothing floral aromas, at The Yorkshire Apothecary. Featuring lovingly created, hand blended artisan balneotherapy salts, infused with flowers specially selected for their curative and aroma-therapeutic properties. The small, independent Richmond based company promote health and wellbeing through their salt and oil blends, including hypo-allergenic almond oil in each of their intricate creations, for mild and absorbent products, gentle enough for even baby skin.
Gardening with Wildlife
The epitome of ethical business – Gardening with Wildlife believe in the preservation of Britain’s wildlife, hand-making a range of practical and decorative items from locally sourced and recycled materials. A passionate promoter of wildlife awareness, business owner Matthew Brown creates a range of creature comforters, from insect hotels and bumble bee homes, to bird feeders and bat boxes. Utilising oak, slate and recycled materials, Gardening with Wildlife craft candle holders, hurricane lamps and door stops for a quaint, rustic theme.
With over twenty years’ experience in plant cultivation and exhibition, Alchemy Plants specialise in hardy herbaceous perennials, large shrubs and unusual plants, including jasmine, climbers and clematis. Lead by Mark Taylor, Alchemy Plants are nationally renowned business of outstanding calibre, attending countless prestigious gardening events throughout the year, including The Great Yorkshire Show, The RHS Tatton Park Flower Show and The Chorley Flower Shower.
The Flower Power Fair takes place on Sunday 16th July, from 10am – 5pm in The Gardens, at Wynyard Hall. Tickets are priced at £5.50 per adults / £3.00 per concession.