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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 […]

Past Tour Highlights

I’ve been privileged to lead some great tour groups to special horticultural and historical places in Australia and round the world, as well as amazing natural wonders. Here’s a few highlights- Western Australia Remarkable Rocks South Australia Monet’s Garden and Versailles France Tasmania Koonya Garlic Festival – Tasmania Autumn in Bright, Victoria Chelsea Flower Show […]

Top End Tour- September 2016

AUSTRALIA’S TOP END: BROOME TO DARWIN-  2016 Angus hosted a tour to an area of great fascination, and took in the horticultural sights that our tropical north has to offer, as well as other wonders……gorgeous gorges, waterfalls, ancient rock art and so much more. The tour travelled in style to the Kimberley, Kununurra, Katherine and Kakadu. A journey through the spiritual […]

In the Footsteps of the Plant Hunters – Tour of Yunnan, China

Join Angus as he once again leads this fascinating plant lovers tour organised by Opulent Journeys It will be from the 24th May to the 10th of June 2017. The tour starts in Kunming, the capital and the largest city of Yunnan province, known as the ‘City of Eternal Spring’, due to its favourable climatic conditions. The Kunming Botanical Gardens are […]