South Aus­tralia

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7th–8th Aus­tralian Plants So­ci­ety Na­tive Flower Dis­play and Sale

Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 10am–4pm. Ade­laide Show­grounds, Good­wood Rd, Wayville. (08) 8296 1849. $3. View a huge dis­play of na­tive flow­ers and buy one or more of 10,000 Aus­tralian plants, all grown in the state. There will also be free soil pH tests, ex­pert ad­vice and ike­bana dis­plays, as well as a range of work­shops.

13th Waik­erie Com­mu­nity Flower Show

Fri 10.30am–5pm, Sat 10am–2pm. Waik­erie In­sti­tute, cnr White & McCoy Sts, Waik­erie. 0488 412 903. $3. Marvel at dis­plays of cut flow­ers, roses, Aus­tralian na­tives, or­chids, pot plants, flo­ral art and pho­tog­ra­phy. Tea and cof­fee avail­able.

14th–15th SA Bon­sai So­ci­ety Show

10am–4pm. Good­wood Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 32 Rosa St, Good­wood. 0417 849 430. $3. Take a walk around the bon­sai and ike­bana dis­plays, and watch ex­pert de­mon­stra­tions of the tech­niques in­volved. Browse stalls of bon­sai and pre-bon­sai plants, and equip­ment. Fresh cof­fee and snacks avail­able.

20th–29th Ren­mark Rose Fes­ti­val

A range of venues and times. Vis­i­tor In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre, Mur­ray Av­enue, Ren­mark. 0438 865 282. Head to the fes­ti­val fair (21st), browse 40+ stalls with gar­den gifts and prod­ucts, en­joy food and en­ter­tain­ment, and view flo­ral dis­plays at the In­sti­tute (Ral Ral Ave). Visit the Na­tional Rose Col­lec­tion and a laven­der farm at peak bloom­ing time, have fun at the fash­ion and flow­ers show, and choose from 20 dis­trict and town gar­dens to visit ($2 do­na­tion at some). ren­markroses.com

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