** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED **
Join us on a Garden Tour of the rugged Blue Mountains, experience some stunning cool climate gardens as we visit the best of the Leura Garden Festival locations and some additional private access gardens, all while supporting Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens.
Join us on a Garden Tour of the rugged Blue Mountains, experience some stunning cool climate gardens as we visit the best of the Leura Garden Festival locations and some additional private access gardens. A visit to the Penrith Regional Art Gallery and a tour of the Hawkesbury Ag College working farm. Guided by your host Tim Jackson you will enjoy luxury Murrays coach transportation. This four-day itinerary is inclusive of transport, accommodation, park and garden entries and most meals.
We hope you may wish to take this opportunity to support the community and local businesses.
The best part is that when you travel with Foundation & Friends, a portion of your tour fee benefits conservation, science, education, and horticulture in the Gardens.
About Your Tour Leader: Tim Jackson
Ms Tim Jackson, former Vice President of the NSW Council of the Australian Institute of Horticulture, President of the Friends of The Gardens from 2001 to 2003 and Life Member of Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens, was a pioneer member of the Growing Friends, and still involved with the Wednesday team. Tim was instrumental in establishing the Friends’ Artisans Exhibition in 2000. As a member of the Horticultural Media Association, she writes freelance gardening articles for various magazines and is still involved in Community gardening.
City & Guilds Horticulture UK, Cert. Hort. Ryde FAIH
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Important Note: These trip notes represent the most current information for this itinerary. This itinerary should be a guide and maybe required to be changed due to weather, force majeure or circumstances out of our control. If advertised gardens or restaurants are not available suitable alternatives will be arranged. A reasonable level of fitness is required, passengers will be required to walk between gardens in some locations, and some gardens may have steps, steep or uneven paths.