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Starts Tomorrow morning

Starts Tomorrow morning

"Springtime on the Mountain" The Botanic Gardens are in great shape for our Annual Spring Festival which starts at 9.00 am tomorrow morning. The wisterias are looking amazing               The annual beds have all been weeded  ...

Special Garden activities for Children

Special Garden activities for Children

Children's adventure during Springtime gardens festival  Children on Tamborine Mountain during the Springtime on the Mountain gardens festival this weekend are set for a special treat - an evening lantern stroll. The annual festival opens on Friday at 9am with seven...

Sneak preview

Garden Owners have a preview day             Garden Owners and Garden Club committee members and Gate Captains are traditionally treated to a preview of the Open Gardens the weekend before the "Springtime on the Mountain Festival"  ...

Busy days at the Potting Shed

Busy days at the Potting Shed

Potting news The Potty Potters are busy propagating plants for the annual 'Springtime on the Mountain' Festival Plant Sale. This year we will be at the Showgrounds again The plant stall is always very busy with lots of your favourites plants and heaps of expertise...

Fun week for the Amisamo Family

Putting problems into perspective Many people have problems in their lives such as Street signs that are not being cleaned, Councils that are not “doing the right thing”, neighbours that have trees that block their view or cast shadows on their gardens. All these...

Sooty Owl action

Sooty Owl action

Our New Pin Up Boy Local Sculptor Matt Bird with another of his fabulous creations for the Botanic gardens. Matt will be demonstrating his Chainsaw Skills at the Showgrounds as a part of Springtime on the Mountain - Shaping up to be the Garden EVENT OF THE YEAR...

Everybody’s talking about

Everybody’s talking about

This amazing piece of sculpture done this week at the Botanic Gardens   Sculptor Matt Bird completed this work of art using an old tree stump at the gardens and a CHAINSAW !!! Yes that's right, the gardens were buzzing with the sound of Matt hard at work while...

Over the garden wall

One of the things I liked most when living in the UK was travelling on the top deck of the bus and peeking over the fences and walls into beautiful gardens.Now as a member of the Tamborine Mountain Garden Club I can enjoy this private peek into other gardens at the...

Gardening is good for you

Gardening is good for you

Last Tuesday the Garden Club had a presentation from local Physiotherapist Neil Bell on the Benefits of gardening. Neil runs Physique Physiotherapy in Main Street, North Tamborine and had plenty of tips for us to improve our gardening experience and to avoid injuries...

Do something different this weekend

AFTERNOON DELIGHTS CONCERT The beautiful gardens of 'Jarnac' will be open on Sunday Afternoon for a wonderful concert of music to delight the senses, featuring Dominique Fegan and Louise Dorsman accompanied by Brendan Murtagh, Sit back and relax on a crisp Sunday...

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Piccabeen Lawn reopens

The Gardens volunteers are delighted to announce that the Piccabeen Lawn is fully restored and open to our visitors again. The Lawn was closed during May for a "special event" that destroyed the grass. The volunteers knew in advance of the effect that would be caused...

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