Whittlesea Garden Expo

Always the first weekend in March

Saturday 2nd March 2024

Sunday 3rd March 2024 

Join us for the Whittlesea Garden Expo. Embrace this local opportunity to purchase local products and services and engage the wider Victorian garden community.

Whittlesea Garden Expo is a Rotary Club of Whittlesea Project

Presenters 2024



Nathan Stewart
Chloe is a horticulturist and passionate gardener who's keen to share her knowledge with everyone! she's lived and gardened in so many different spaces from tiny balconies, to courtyards, acreage and now her 1000sq metre (very sloping) suburban block in Melbourne, Australia.
Chloe is a busy mum with 2 boys, and believes in creating a garden for family, friends and YOU to enjoy. She is excited to help you realise your gardening potential and get growing!



Melissa King
Melissa, who is passionate about gardening, is a popular and respected garden expert and presenter on a number of radio and television shows. Melissa is also a regular presenter at events and flower and garden festivals around Australia and overseas, including the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Ellerslie and Chelsea. Melissa released her first book in 2007, titled Garden Feast, an essential reference for the gourmet gardener.

Ticket Sales 2024

All online ticket sales are 100% refundable if in the event of a cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. i.e. Covid-19

Fur Babies (dogs) allowed on leash 



Children aged 16 and under



Tickets purchased online - 2 Day Pass


Day Entry

Tickets purchased at the gate - 2 Day Pass



Program 2024


2nd March 

9:30am - Opening by Lydia Wilson, Chair of the Panel of Administrators, City of Whittlesea. 

10:00 am - Chloe Thomson 

Garden Tips & Tricks to INSTANTLY make you a better gardener! 

Location: Footy Club Rooms 

11:00am  - Diana and Graham, consultant Rosarians from Silkies Rose Farm

All about roses – organically, naturally! 

Location: Footy Club Rooms 

12 noon - Ben Brooker from  Treasured Perennials 

Growing Perennials 

Location: Footy Club Rooms 

 1:00pm  - Chloe Thomson

Organic pest, disease & weed control techniques 

Location : Footy Club Rooms 

2:00pm - Peter Broughton from Ironstone Nursery

Australian rare plants and owning a native nursery

Peter  Broughton - Ironstone Park Nursery 

10am-2:00pm - Chandler Pavilion

Face Painting for the Children

All day 

Thelma Cardwell - Artist in Residence

Children's Activities 

11am-1:00 pm - Music

Whittle C Ukes 


3rd March 

9:30am - Chandler Pavilion


10:00am: Melissa King

Getting started on your gardening journey with Indoor Plants 

Location: Footy Club Rooms 

11:00am - Peter Broughton of Ironstone Park Nursery 

Australian rare plants and owning a native nursery

 Location: Footy Club Rooms 

12 noon - Ben Brooker from Treasured Perennials 

Regenerative Horticulture 

Location: Footy Club Rooms 

 1:00pm - Melissa King 

Autumn Inspirations 

Location: Footy Club Rooms 

2:00pm  -  Raffle draw

Location: Footy Club Rooms 




10am-2:00pm - Chandler Pavilion

Face Painting for the Children 

All day  

Thelma Cardwell - Artist in Residence 

Children's Activities 

10am-2:00pm - Music

Wood n Wire 

Stallholders - always updating 

Squatting Frog NurseryTuka Tuka Kothu Roti ManGarden ExpressPrecision PlantersMelbourne BushfoodAffordable PlantsStudfield Garden CentreBobs BeekeepingGARDENING ON COUNTRYMelaleuca NurseryTagged 4 LifeAdaptable GardensSilkies Rose FarmPlenty Valley FMSeedieTreasured Perennials Nurserythe Daily DripDiCreature Feature Face PaintingIronstone Park NurseryDiamond Valley VioletsLadybugs Fairy WonderlandQuirky SucculentsEcalpym animalsGecko DeckoFalls 5 CreationsEasy Peasy Garden ToolsWhittlesea IThe Aboretum projectTravis SucculentsOMG DECADENT DONUTSCostcoWhittle C UkesGingles Barn Flower CoRotary BookstallWoodnWhittlesea Men’s ShedRotary BBQCWA WhittleseaWhittlesea Photography ClubWhittlesea Football and Netball ClubWhittlesea RotaryCFA

2024 Stallholder Registration

Embrace this local opportunity to showcase your products and services and engage the wider Victorian garden community.


The Whittlesea Garden Expo will be held at:
Whittlesea Showgrounds, Whittlesea-Yea Road
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd  March 2024
Time: 9am - 3pm
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