16th–17th Launceston Horticultural Society Daffodil & Camellia Show
Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 9am–4pm. St Ailbe’s Hall, Margaret St, Launceston. 0418 316 152. $2. See one of the best displays of camellias and daffodils in the state. Exhibits include cut flowers, container-grown plants, floral art and a junior class, and a range of plants are for sale.
23rd–24th Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival
Sat 9–5pm, Sun 9am–4pm. Albert Hall, Cnr Cimitiere and Tamar St, Launceston. (03) 6257 7583. $6. Hear ABC Radio’s Chris Wisbey host his weekly gardening chat with Peter Cundall (9am Saturday). Listen to Jennifer Stackhouse and other horticulturists share their expertise, and browse the 60-plus gardening stalls. And keep the outdoor spirit alive by following birdlife trails in open gardens around the state until October.