Orchid Festival

When:
Time: 11:00 — 17:00
Price: FREE ENTRY
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Orchids not only give your home an instant style boost with their incredible long-lasting and exquisite flowers, but they also make a great gift alternative to flowers. They are also a symbol of friendship, love, beauty and fertility.

During our festival weekend, now in it’s 22nd year, you’ll learn plenty to inspire your interest of this unique plant.

On display you’ll find:

  • Exotic orchid displays to admire
  • Demos, talks and advice from the experts
  • Large selection of popular and unusual orchids for sale

Talks, Demos and Workshops with expert and author, Sara Rittershausen, proprietor of award-winning Burnham Nurseries; home to the largest selection of orchids in the UK, Chelsea Flower Show exhibitor for over 50 years with 20 Gold Medal awards. Along with local expert Dave Rimmer, who has a vast knowledge on the culture and varieties of orchid.

Sat 20th:

11.30am: Introduction to orchids – Dave Rimmer

2.30pm: Pots, plants and easy to grow orchids for the home – Sara Rittershausen

3.30pm: Guest speaker from Cheshire & North Wales Orchid Society

Sun 21st:

11.30am: Introduction to orchids – Dave Rimmer

2.30pm: Pots, plants and easy to grow orchids for the home – Sara Rittershausen

 

Cheshire & North Wales Orchid Society, Chester Zoo and Burnham Nurseries will  be on hand both days to share their expertise.