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Australian National Botanic Gardens granted eco certification

Australian National Botanic Gardens volunteer guide Jocelyn Fitzhardinge, General Manager Peter Byron and President of Friends Lesley Jackman are pleased that the gardens have received and eco certification from Ecotourism Australia. 433 more words

Cee's Challenge: Week 47

I didn’t manage Cee’s Challenge last week, but here we are this week, counting down to the end of the year and week 47 already. 259 more words


Kuala Lumpur Bird Park - A great family day out.

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is located at the Botanic Gardens and was the perfect place to hang out on our family Sunday.Spread over more than 20 acres and with over 3000 species of birds this place is really quite huge and we ended up spending 4 hours walking around the park! 458 more words


The Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens

Today we spent the afternoon at the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens in Mount Tomah. I’m so glad we managed to get back there (after needing to leave early last time because Anusha hurt her knee), It is really, quite a spectacular garden. 393 more words

Homeschooling Life

Corner House in the Botanic Gardens

Wandering around the Botanic Gardens in the dark is no fun, but it can have a delicious ending if you’re going for dinner at Corner House. 544 more words

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Adelaide Botanic Gardens

With a 19th century Victorian glasshouse, wetlands, giant Amazonian lilies that only bloom at night, a tunnel of wisteria vines, a cathedral-like avenue of ancient figs, a rose garden, restaurants and a misty rainforest ecosystem contained within an enormous conservatory, you could easily spend the good part of a day at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. 491 more words

Road Trips

Singapore Trivia: The Tembusu Tree and 5-Dollar Note

If you visit the Botanic Gardens via the Tanglin gates, you may have notice the iconic Tembusu tree and find it familiar. That is because the tree, with its signature low stretching branch, is used as a motif on our current 5-dollar note. 356 more words