An hour or so spent at a plant fair is rarely time wasted. Even if no plants are purchased the excuse to wander out and catch up with a friend is worth it alone. I had never been to Donnington le Heath before so that chance to go to a plant fair there was not one to be missed, especially not as it had a good list of nurseries attending. For various reasons I did not get to RHS Malvern this year but I knew I could get my plant fix closer to home at this fair.
Plants were purchased:
Edrom Nursery. 2 x Asplenium scolopendrium Angustatum and 1 x Asplenium trichomanes. These are now planted into the fernery that is getting to be almost full. I think there is space for one more fern.
Then we moved on and found the Cotswold Garden Flowers stall. We were there quite a while....
.... in the end two purchases were made:
The first plant that caught my eye was this one:
Next I found this:
It was a successful trip, it is about twenty minutes drive away so there was plenty of the day left to get out into the garden. There will be another fair there in August, I predict a return visit.