Plants With Bite! Carnivorous Plant Fair
Delve into the sticky world of meat-eating plants! Over many thousands of years, these incredible plants have evolved ways to trap and digest insects and other animals when they can't get enough nutrients from their environment. See if you can spot the trapping mechanisms on the carnivorous plants in our spectacular display. But don't get too close - these are plants with bite! Includes plant sales, information sessions and documentary screenings.
Time: 9.30am - 5pm daily
Cost: Free entry
Where: Visitor Centre - The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Refreshments: Tomah Garden Restaurant open every day. Bookings recommended on 0421 552 746.
Information sessions - Saturdays & Sundays 6, 7, 13 & 14 December
The Australasian Carnivorous Plant Society will present talks exploring the different types of carnivorous plants and their trapping mechanisms, along with cultivation and propagation tips. 11 am - 12 noon in the Visitor Centre. Free sessions
Documentary Screenings - Daily during the Fair
Back to back screenings of the Exploration of Mount Anipahan and Mount Kiamo and Plants Behaving Badly (approximate running time 60 minutes total). 1 pm daily in the Wollemi Room. Free entry