Great Dixter Autumn Plant Fair

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October 2017, 11am-4pm

Specialist nurseries from the UK and Europe

Nurseries include: 

For the first time:
Hermannshof Trial Gardens Nursery from Germany, Kevock Garden Plants from Scotland and De Kleine Plantage from The Netherlands

Plus: Beth Chatto Gardens, Binny Plants, Copton Ash (alpines), Cotswold Garden Flowers, Daisy RootsEdulis, F comme Fleurs from France, Friary Gardeners, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants, Invicta Herbs , Kevin Hughes, Laurels Nursery (wisteria and birch), Lime Cross (conifers), Monksilver, Old Court Nurseries (asters), Pelham Plants,  Pheasant Acre (gladioli and tulips), Phoenix Perennial PlantsPlantbase and Plant Heritage Collection of Polystichum and other ferns.

Talks will be given by the nurserymen at intervals.

Entrance fee: £9.00 (payable on the day, includes entry to the garden).
Free for FriendsAnnual Ticket holders and children under 16.

Special talk:

Director of Hermannshof Cassian Schmidt will be giving a talk at 5pm on the Saturday 7th October in the Dixter Farm Buildings – please email or phone to reserve a place

Hermannshof… a beacon of scientific planting, beauty and sheer skill… Robin Lane Fox

Email: or tel: 01797 254048 for more info.

Talk timetable:


11.30 Monksilver
12.00 Cassian Schmidt
12:30 Kevock Plants
13:00 Phoenix Perennial
13:30 Binny Plants
14:00 Kleine Plantage
14:30 Old Court Nurseries
15:30 Pheasant Acre
16:00 Lime Cross


11:30 Hardy’s Cottage Plants
12:00 Daisy Roots
12:30 Edulis
13:00 Kevin Hughes
13:30 Pelham Plants
14:00 Cassian Schmidt
14:30 Kevock Plants
15:00 Beth Chatto
15:30 Plantbase