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September 2016

Tulip Time Parade

September 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bowral Main Street, Bong Bong St
BOWRAL, NSW 2576
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From 2pm on Saturday 17 September, Bowral’s famous Bong Bong Street comes alive with a colorful parade to entertain people of all ages. Marching bands, floats, fire engines, performers and classic cars all participate in a street parade that is uniquely Southern Highlands.

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October 2016

SHBG Working Bee

October 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens, Cnr Old South Rd & Kangaloon Rd
BOWRAL, NSW 2576
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Robertson Open Gardens

October 8, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Robertson, Robertson, NSW 2577 + Google Map

Stroll through 8 beautiful gardens ranging from smaller town gardens to larger country gardens. Tickets can be purchased for 1 garden or all 8 gardens $5 per garden or $20 for all 8 gardens Tickets are valid for 2 days: Saturday and Sunday 8 and 9 October 2016 Gardens will be open from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Garden descriptions and tickets are available from the Community Technology Centre, Illawarra Highway

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Bundanoon Garden Ramble

October 22, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Bundanoon, Bundanoon, NSW + Google Map

Now in its 20th Year the Bundanoon Garden Ramble on October 22nd and 23rd once again promises to be an enjoyable event attracting visitors from all parts of the state and beyond. Open from 9.30 to 4.30pm  nine private gardens will showcase their diversity of plantings, ranging from  large and small, cottage, acreage and park gardens providing inspiration to all who visit. Visit the gardens and other activities by bicycle; use the free shuttle bus or if you wish to avoid delays use…

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November 2016

Open Garden Sutton Forest

November 19, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tony & Val Turnbull, 21 Spring Hill Grove
SUTTON FOREST, NSW 2577
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$10

Open Garden in aid of Father Riley's Youth Off the Streets. Tony & Vall Turnbull will be opening their garden at 21 Spring Hill Grove, Sutton Forest this coming Saturday 19th November 2pm - 5pm. $10 admission including afternoon Tea. Entertainment, stalls, croquet demonstrations, Brass Band, singers and more.  No Dogs

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December 2016

Hydrangea garden walk 2016

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - December 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
56 Burradoo Rd BURRADOO, 56 Burradoo Rd
BURRADOO, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10

The Friends of the SHBG will be holding an open garden weekend featuring three adjoining gardens brimming with Hydrangeas, Roses and fabulous perennials. Enter through 56 Burradoo Rd and meander through the adjoining gardens,  culminating in the garden of 'The Garden House' where the SHBG plant Propagators will be holding a Plant Sale featuring Hydrangeas, Hostas, Francoas and many hard to find perennials.  Tickets will be available at the entry at 56 Burradoo Rd. Entry $10 covers all three gardens…

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Christmas Carols and picnic in the Garden

December 11, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens, Cnr Old South Rd & Kangaloon Rd
BOWRAL, NSW 2576
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Gold coin donation

Come and join us at the gardens for an early evening picnic, with carols led by “Women Of Note”, the singers who made our Music in the Gardens such a success. Bring your family, your friends, your own picnic, and some chairs or a rug. Coffee Culture will be onsite for coffee, pastries and some warm things to augment your picnic basket. We ask for a gold coin donation to cover the costs of a marquee and sound system. No…

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April 2017

Southern Highlands Autumn Gardens Weekend 2017

April 22 - April 23
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With the autumn leaves falling and beautiful mild days, it’s the perfect time to visit the Southern Highlands, especially when there are gardens to explore.

Three town gardens — Carisbrooke and Retford Park in Bowral and Yarrawin in Burradoo.

Three country gardens — Wildewood and Dragon Farm in Wildes Meadow and 5th Chapter Estate in Avoca.

Tickets available online at shbg.com.au and at each of the gardens on the day.

$40 full weekend pass provides entry to all 6 gardens

$8 single garden entry | Schoolchildren free

Gardens open from 10:00am – 4:00pm

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Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens Plant Fair

April 22 - April 23
Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens, Cnr Old South Rd & Kangaloon Rd
BOWRAL, NSW 2576
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Plant Fair 2017

Many rare, unusual and hard to find plants, all grown in the Southern Highlands.

From Androsace to Zauschneria and everything in between, the SHBG Plant Fair offers an extraordinary array of plants grown by the SHBG Plant Growers Group.

Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens — corner of Old South Road & Kangaloon Road, Bowral.

Free entry. Plant crèche available.

Open from 9:00am–4:00pm

100% OF PROCEEDS FROM PLANTS SALES GOES DIRECTLY TO SHBG

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May 2017

Music in the Gardens 2017

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens, Cnr Old South Rd & Kangaloon Rd
BOWRAL, NSW 2576
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Gold coin donation

Invite your friends and family to our second 'Music in the Gardens' event in celebration of the National Botanic Garden Open Day.

Local community musicians include SHACapella, Three For Tea, Moss Vale High Singers, Oxley College String Orchestra, Wuka Plukas, Women Of Note, Daisy Chain and Bowral Drum Ensemble.

Entry is a gold coin donation.

Tea, coffee, cake and hot food will be available to purchase, or bring your own picnic.

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