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Southern Italy and Sicily Tour 2017

Running from the 17th April to the 5th of May, 2017, Italy is one of my favourite destinations for great gardens, good food, excellent wine and fun people. This tour will be jointly hosted by Angus and Tino Carnivale, whose Italian heritage will bring extra insights to this exploration of Mediterannean gardening and culture. Garden […]

Kangaroo Paw Celebration- Cranbourne, November

Come to the Kangaroo Paw Celebration at the Royal Botanic Garden Cranbourne in November 2016 It’s 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 […]

Plant Lovers Fair – September 2016

The Plant Lovers Fair is two days of heaven for plant and garden enthusiasts Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th of September 2016 at Kariong Mountains High School on the NSW Central Coast There will be more than 40 plant exhibitors, bringing a wonderful array of plants that are often not found in nurseries and large hardware stores. […]

Events With Angus

Come and Join Angus at the Following Events- 2016 29th September – 2nd October – Arid Festival at the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden South Australia Friday 11th and Saturday 12th November – Beechworth Honey Author Series Saturday 5th November – Crookwell Garden Festival All November – Kangaroo Paw Celebration at the Royal Botanic Garden Cranbourne 2017 March- Melbourne […]

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 3 – 19 SEPTEMBER 2016 Angus will be hosting a tour to an area of great fascination, and will be taking 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. We’ll be travelling in […]

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 […]