Entry to this Plant Hunters’ Fair at Alderford Lake (formally Dearnford Lake) is completely free and offers the opportunity to pop along and visit many specialist nurseries at no charge to get your gardening season off to a great start. The plant fair has a brilliant line up of nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties. Simply something for every plant lover. The nursery folk will be more than happy to give you the benefit of their experience in how to plant and care for the plants you buy so you can get the best from them. You can choose to take the lakeside walks (50p charge). Full details at www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk Delicious breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea available. The Plant Fair runs from 10am-4pm on Sunday 17th March.