In the summer of 2019/2020, bushfires made a big impact on people’s lives all around Australia. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah was threatened when bushfire activity significantly impacted the area. With assistance from Sydney Water, the NSW RFS, as well as staff and volunteers from the Garden, much of the ‘Living Collection’ was saved. The horticulturists and scientists worked together to rejuvenate burnt areas, and monitor and study the recovery of the unique Blue Mountains ecosystem. In the Gardening Australia segment below, ‘After the Fire’ you will see Costa and Dr Brett Summerell, Director of Research & Chief Botanist at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney discuss the regeneration process.