Meet: Woodside Plants
Woodside Plants & Design is an inspiring contemporary plant nursery from the small country town of Gloucester, located on the mid coast of New South Wales.
In their new gravel garden, they are devoted to growing plants that are inspiring, hardy and beautiful. Plants are grown outdoors as nature intended with the majority being frost hardy. We love their ornamental grasses and perennials that are grown for extreme climatic conditions from below zero in Winter to high 40’s in Summer.
Owner Rob Willis grew up in South Africa, Rob’s childhood involved holidays to Kruger National Park where he quickly grew an interest in African wildlife and native plants. His early childhood passion for African wildlife then came to a halt when he immigrated with his family to Australia at age 10. Living in Sydney, growing snapdragons in his mum’s garden then sparked a new interest that has become a life long passion – growing plants! Completing a Bachelor of Applied Science (Hort) and a Masters of Agriculture at Sydney University, Rob also spent time studying in Israel and is qualified in permaculture design.
Rob and partner Jo, provide beautiful plants that inspire both the landscape industry and the keen home gardener. You will find them at Stall 11 during Collectors’ Weekend.
Collectors’ Plant Fair will create and curate another unforgettable weekend at the Hawkesbury Race Club, Clarendon. It is the perfect weekend to catch up with your favourite plant buddies.