The Garden Guide

Garden Festivals in Australia

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Bowral Tulip Time - A 2 week festival during which some of Australia's best & most beautiful gardens are open to the public with special talks and tours. 2015 dates: 15th to 27th September - Tulip Time is supporting the McGrath Foundation for national breast care and awareness.

Festival of Country Gardens - Approximately 25 country gardens in the central southwest region of Western Australia open to the public in early November - Balingup, Bridgetown, Greenbushes, Manjimup and Nannup.

Leura Gardens Festival - A 9 day festival that takes place in Leura in early October. Proceeds of the Leura Gardens Festival go to the Blue Mountains Hospital.

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show - With over 500 exhibitors, this is the biggest annual horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere. It takes place at the end of March/early April. You will find garden designs, floral designs, nurseries and garden product retailers.

Bowral Tulip Time

Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney

Adelaide Botanic Garden, Australia