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Open Garden Weekend 2014

26th & 27th April 2014

Eight Private Gardens Open



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Gardens open


The Southern Highlands, with its four distinct seasons, has long been famous for its gardens.

The region’s horticultural heritage goes back to the 19th century when the nurseries of some of Australia's most famous seed producers were housed locally.

Over the years, some of Australia's most famous landscape and garden designers have worked on local properties.

The new Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens will provide a specific focus for the study, promotion and enjoyment of gardens, and much of the garden investment and innovation which is currently locked into private ownership.

The Botanic Gardens will create a central location for horticulture to make its next innovation in the region, continuing the tradition of the Wingecarribee Shire as a home to some of Australia’s most important gardens.


Botanic Gardens

Now Open

to the general public

All Welcome

First Tuesday each month

10am to 12 noon


Official Opening of the Gardens

Stage 1

10.30am, 8 December 2013

Prof. Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales
officially opened the Botanic Gardens, unveiled the Pioneer Square to mark the Sesquicentenary (150th birthday) of Bowral and planted a time capsule

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