Join us this Sunday from 9am till 2pm
This year over 70 gardens have signed up for the Open Day, which will be held on Sunday, 28 May (the last Sunday in May). Every state and territory in Australia will be represented, and gardens on both North and South Island in New Zealand will be taking part.
The Volunteers at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens are inviting residents and visitors to make a special trip to the gardens on Sunday.
A range of events have been organised for visitors to the Open Day from 9am to 2pm
Volunteers will fire up the barbecue for a sausage sizzle and the Gardens’ Potty Potters team will demonstrate how the propagate many of the plants throughout the gardens and explain their techniques. There will also be a wide range of plants for sale
The Sooty Owl Trail is certain to be a major attraction for the young and young-at-heart with a special walk event between 10am and 1pm. Children will be given a card o help them seek out information and will receive a special stamp when they complete the walk.
The Tamborine Mountain Botanic Artists will have a stall with works on display and for sale.
Entomologist Richard Bull will be on hand to talk about the unique Richmond Birdwing Butterfly. He will explain how to attract these beautiful creatures into your garden.
Chain Saw artist Matt Bird is always popular. He will demonstrate his craft in the gardens between 10am and Midday. Matt carved and built many items throughout the gardens.There will also be a Garage Sale of garden-related items, and Garden Books.
There will lots of information about the threat of Fire Ants and Brochures from all of the Botanic Gardens in Queensland.
The team at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is proud that it is the Number One visitor attraction on the Mountain according to Trip Advisor.
The Gardens are open and free to all visitors every day of the year, from sunrise to sunset
There is still lots of lovely Autumn Colour at the gardens and The Camellias will delight you.
Mark the Date in your calendar SUNDAY 28th May (this sunday)
Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.