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David Jones Flower Show

Please note that the annual in-store flower show to celebrate the arrival of Spring that ran for over 20 years no longer operates. However, White Hat is sure that if enough customers expressede their interest to management to see it return, they may consider th eoption.

David Jones, Bourke Street Mall -

Free entry
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Banongill Open Garden

This magnificent historic garden, partly designed by William Guilfoyle, features a vast lawn sweeping down to Mount Emu Creek with its famous display of millions of daffodils naturalised along the banks. Thousands more daffodils, Spanish hyacinths, bluebells, iris and jonquils bloom in bluestone terraces.

Other highlights are spring blossom, carpets of hellebores, beautiful mature trees, magnificent wisteria walk, and a rose garden framed by clipped hornbeams.

Lunches and teas will be available, or you are welcome to bring a picnic.

There will be talks on the history of the garden at 11am and 2pm each day, and historical tours of the shearing shed at noon and 3pm each day.

10am-4.30pm, 6th & 7th September 2014

Banongill Rd, Skipton -

$12 per head, no charge for children under 18
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Forthcoming Events

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Wildflower Festival

Spring clean your mind and body at the Wildflower Festival. This yearís annual Wildflower Festival will make the most of getting people outdoors and into the Australian Garden for many different activities designed to lighten the body and soul. From yoga among the wildflowers through to bushwalks, photography and botanical art, there is something for everyone.

Entry fees no longer apply for the Australian Garden. A booking fee applies for most tours.

October 2012 ? Australian Garden, 1000 Ballarto Road, Cranbourne

Spring Into Gardening

Celebrate all things spring at the Spring Into Gardening event.
October 2012 ? Victoria Gardens, Prahran

Waverley Bonsai Annual Show

An annual show with demonstrations, displays of over 100 Bonsai trees, demonstrations and advice as well as sales of Bonsai and useful euipment suited to the Bonsai beginner or seasoned enthusiast.
August 2012 ? Mt Waverley Community Centre, cnr Stephensons Rd & Miller Cres Mount Waverley, VIC

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show is now regarded as the largest and most successful horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere.
March 2012 ? Royal Exhibition Building


Country Victoria

Floriade

Floriade showcases one million flowers in bloom, and welcomes over 400,000 local, interstate and international visitors each year to Canberra's spring festival.
October 2013 ? Commonwealth Park, Canberra

Lavender Harvest Festival

A harvest festival at this impressive property.
January 2012 Lavendula, Hepburn-Newstead Rd (near Daylesford)

Tesselar Tulip Festival

Tulips are magic for so many reasons, their exotic majesty a reflection of natures miraculous beauty. They encompass every colour from dazzling to delicate hues in patterns most daring and others most plain. They have inspired poets and artists and bewitched nations with their allure. They are the stuff of legend, and rumoured to be the sleeping cradles of the fairies. They are even said to have their origin in the blood of a star crossed lover. There are more than half a million enchanted bulbs set to transform into beautiful flowers in the field. Escape the every day for a little hocus pocus at a festival packed with entertainment and splendour. Delight in the magic of spring at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Food + Drink available, Free off street parking, Wheelchair friendly, Dogs on leads welcomed and most of all don't forget your camera.
September 2014 ? Tesselaar Tulip Farm 357 Monbulk Rd, Silvan

Peonies of Romswood Open Weekend

Open weekend at Peonies.
December 2012 ? Romswood

Ballarat Begonia Festival

This colourful event offers something for everyone, whatever age and interest, including free music, garden tours and displays and of course the ever-popular Begonia display in the Robert Clark Conservatory.
8th to 10th March 2013 (tbc) Ballarat Botanic Gardens

March Perennial Festival - St Erth

Featuring plants that flower late in summer.
March 2012 ? Garden of St Erth, Simmons Reef Road, Blackwood

Twilight Jazz Picnic at Cruden Farm

An annual fundraising event for the McClelland Gallery held at Dame Elisabeth Murdoch's 'Cruden' Farm'. Dame Elisabeth Murdoch's wonderful property with its famous gardens is thrown open to the public for occasional fundraising events such as this oneand Dame Elisabeth has long been a generous patron of the arts and of the McClelland Gallery. Cruden Farm is on the corner of Cranbourne-Frankston & Cranhaven Roads, Langwarrin (Mel. Ref. 103 G6). Entry is only from Cranhaven Road, where there is ample parking in the grounds. White Hat suggests you go out of your way to enjoy this wonderful event and suggests you bring your own picnic. Full details at McClelland Gallery.

 

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February 2013 ? Cruden Farm (enter via Cranhaven Rd), Langwarrin

Grampians Wildflower Show

The annual Grampians Wildflower Show allows you to get up close to the regionís endemic woodland, heathland and wetland wildflowers and orchids, ask questions of wildflower experts, take part in a bus and walk tour and take the kids along for fun craft activities. More info: Grampians Wildflower Show
October 2013 ? Centenary Hall, Halls Gap

Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival

An annual festival with thousands of daffodils, open gardens, ferret racing, country race days antique and book fairs shopping sidewalk sale with buskers competition, exhibitions and flower show.
September 2013 ? Kyneton

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