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Tasmania – Festival Of Roses 2018

Sunday, 18th November 2018, open 9am – 4pm The Festival of Roses will be held at the historic World Heritage Listed Woolmers Estate, 658 Woolmers Lane, Longford, which is near Launceston. The estate is Australia’s finest example of a pioneer farm from the early 1800s and one of Tasmania’s World Heritage Convict Sites, well worth […]

Brisbane Plant Collectors Fair 2018

          May 26th and 27th at Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Toowong – 8.30 am to 4 pm $5 entry fee, children under 15 free There will be a wonderful range of specialist plant nurseries with a terrific range of interesting plants available, from camellias, orchids, succulents, bromelliads and cacti, clivias and other fab […]

Bushcare and Landcare

There are lots of really great Australian organisations, and Landcare and Bushcare are two that love the Australian environment, and actively work towards better management of all land. A National movement that officially began in the 1980’s, they are community driven organisations that build on earlier grass roots environmental groups.  Bushcare is devoted to caring for […]

Western Australia Wildflower Tour – September 2018

WESTERN AUSTRALIA WILDFLOWERS 15 – 29 September 2018 This tour takes in the south west corner of WA, visiting beautiful coastal areas, karri forest, the Stirling ranges, Ravensthorpe Wildflower Show, Fitzgerald River National Park, Wave Rock, and Perth’s Kings Park Botanic Garden Wildflower Festival. Over 8000 species of wildflowers bloom in the region between August […]

Top End Tour – June-July 2018

TOP END TOUR WITH ANGUS: BROOME TO DARWIN 23 JUNE – 9 JULY 2018 Travel in comfort across the unforgettable landscapes of the Kimberley, Kununurra, Katherine and Kakadu. Deep rugged gorges, tumbling waterfalls, ancient rock art and so much more to explore. With Angus Stewart as your guide, the botanic world will also be on […]

Koonya Garlic Festival 2018

The annual Koonya Garlic Festival is a uniquely original Tasmanian experience that celebrates the joy of garlic, the food it flavours and the music and arts that it inspires. The 2018 Festival in February was a fabulous day, in spite of the rain, so be sure not to miss it in 2019. With foodtrucks and food stalls to enjoy, award winning drinks places, […]

Botanic and Rare Plant Fair 2017- Melbourne Royal Botanic Garden

This is a must for plant lovers! Botanic and Rare Plant Fair 2017- Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens – 21st and 22nd October Where: Observatory Precinct, Melbourne Gardens Open 10am to 4 pm, $15 entry, children under 16 free Forty specialist plant and gardenware stalls, a program of talks, demonstrations and interactive debates,  activities for junior gardeners and lively […]

West Australian Wildflowers Tour 2017

16 – 30 September 2017 This was a great tour, if you missed it, here’s some pictures to encourage you to visit next Spring! It is wildflower heaven in Western Australia…. a biological hotspot for unique flora and fauna. And Spring is the most beautiful time to visit, with carpets of wildflowers to enjoy. Starting in […]

Kangaroo Paw Celebration- Cranbourne, November 2016

The Kangaroo Paw Celebration at the Royal Botanic Garden Cranbourne in November 2016 It was exciting to be part of a very special month long celebration of our iconic and beautiful kangaroo paw and its related genera such as cottonheads and bloodroots at the equally fabulous Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, a division of the Royal Botanic Gardens […]

Events With Angus

Come and Join Angus at the Following Events and Tours- 2018 Western Australia Wildflower Tour – 15 – 29 September 2018 Over 8000 species of wildflowers bloom in the region between August and November, many of which can be found nowhere else in the world, making this a must do trip for the botanically minded as […]