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Events and festivals at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Whatever the weather don't miss the new Botanists Way Discovery Centre at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden. Head downstairs in the Visitor Centre to explore the fascinating history of the northern Blue Mountains: tales of daring and discovery, botany, canyons and of the traditional custodians, the Darug.Botanists Way Discovery Centre Event Details »
Hire an iPod Touch in the Visitor Centre and choose a self-guided digital audio tour in the Garden. Two to choose from...
Enter our photography competition on Instagram and Facebook!Instagram and Facebook photo comp! Event Details »
Take a spring stroll to the six trail stops to discover some weird and amazing plants and the mini-worlds they live in. Answer the quiz questions to solve the puzzle and win a prize!Living Worlds Event Details »
Waratahs and other native wildflowers are a boon for wildlife in our gardens. There is a huge variety of native plants that make beautiful garden subjects as well as being specifically adapted to help birds and other wildlife flourish.
Wildlife and botanical artist Fiona Lumsden brings these elements together in her paintings to showcase a small sampling of what is possible to see in our local bush or bushy gardens.
Join birding guide Carol Probets on a morning walk to see some of the Garden’s beautiful birds. Learn about their territorial habits as they start to nest and how different species locate food. Get some tips from Carol on how to use binoculars and how to spot birds. Suitable for beginners or those who have already done some birding.Spring Bird Walk and Talk Event Details »
A workshop on bees presented by apiarist Tim Malfroy and native bee expert Megan Halcroft. Learn how to encourage and support both native and honey bee populations in your backyard, garden or farm. Topics will include species of native bees, how to support bee populations, planting for bees, providing habitat for native bees, keeping honey bees in natural comb hives, what to look for and how to observe bees, improving pollination in your garden or orchard. A not to be missed opportunity to meet and learn from two renowned bee experts.Bees In Your Garden Event Details »