Plants With Bite! Carnivorous Plant Fair

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5 Dec to 13 Dec 2015

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 - 4.30pm 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

1 pm daily in the Wollemi Room. Free entry

Little Shop of Horrors - Film Screening    

Special one night only screening of the Little Shop of Horrors as part of the Plants with Bite Carnivorous Plant Fair. This 1986 horror, musical, comedy film stars Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene and Vincent Gardenia as a nerdy florist seeks success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. Rated M

Sat 12 December. 7.30pm - 9.30pm in the Botanists Way Discovery Centre

Click on the attachment below to download the event flyer