A blooming good time in Darling!
Darling Wildflower Show: 17 – 19 September 2010
It’s almost time for the mother of all Wild Flower Shows… Diarise 17 – 19 September 2010 and spend the weekend in Darling where you can embrace your sense of adventure and enjoy a flower safari, straight from nature. Expect to see a colourful display of wildflowers in a new landscaped design each year. Come and join in the fun at the show. There’s more to enjoy than just the flowers: Antique tractor displays, interesting talks, wine tasting, delicious country food, live performances and indigenous plant sales are also on the programme. Potjiekos and Braai meals are served in the marquee tent while Darling College Coffee Shop operating in the small hall serves light meals and something sweet. Entrance fee applicable.
Duckitt Nurseries Orchid Show: 16 – 19 September 2010
Duckitt Nurseries presents an annual orchid show to coincide with the Darling Wildflower Show in September. Thousands of orchid species, including rare and exotic hybrids are displayed. Large sales area for orchid plants and flowers. Tea room and refreshments available.
Duckitt Nurseries, the largest orchid nursery in the southern hemisphere, is situated on the farm Oudepost, just outside Darling. From May to November, on the first Saturday of each month, their doors are open to the public from 9h00 until 12h00. (Please Note: the greenhouses are closed at all other times).