Well the mountain is buzzing this week with only 4 more sleeps to go for the start of “Springtime on the Mountain”


The 8 garden owners have prepared a treat for the visitors with a huge variety of gardens this year.   We have Small, Medium. Large and Extra Large Gardens with something to please everyone.

There are preparations underway for special activities for children at the Sooty Owl Walk and everyone’s favorite Chain Saw Carver – Matt Bird will be doing some great demonstrations at the garden.








The Potty Potters will have lots of plants for sale at the Vonda Youngman Centre….









…..and the cafe will have all
of your favorites for lunches and morning teas

Including Devonshire Teas







And our famous Tamborine Rhubarb Cake







If the weather is a bit chilly you can enjoy some steaming pumpkin soup






while you listen to our special Guest speakers

Phil Dudman – “The Garden Guru”

Phil Dudman - web







Paul Plant – Editor of Sub Tropical Gardening Magazine

Paul Plant - web






and Claire Bickle –  ABC Presenter also known as “The Chook Lady”

Claire Bickle - web






For full details check out our Springtime Page http://tmbotanicgardens.org.au/springtime/

So don’t miss out – We start Next Friday 23rd September then Saturday and Sunday 9.00am till 4.00pm.  You can buy your tickets at any of the gardens, The Botanic Gardens or the Vonda Youngman Centre in Main Street, North Tamborine.

This is the major fund raising activity for the year so we can keep the gardens fabulous for your enjoyment.


“No two gardens are the same, no two days are the same in one garden”.  Hugh Johnson