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DISCOVERY IN THE GARDEN - Free event

  • Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens 230 Ashmore Road Benowa, QLD, 4217 Australia (map)

DIG - DISCOVERY IN THE GARDEN - Gold Coast Regional Garden

 

Join Gardening Australia’s Jerry Coleby-Williams on Saturday 13 August for a free day of gardening and science fun, here at Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Jerry, along with ABC radio gardening experts Phil Dudman and Kate Heffernan, will be on hand to provide tips and advice on plants for Gold Coast gardens, backyard biodiversity, budget gardening and more.

Bring your plants to our plant clinic and learn more about gardening, composting, worm farming, plant propagation, sustainable energy, bush foods, beekeeping, rare plants and bushfire preparedness with a range of talks, displays and workshops.

Plus, for the kids, there is a wide range of activities and plenty of chances to get their hands dirty!

Activities and workshops:

  • guided walks
  • live cooking demonstrations
  • music
  • plant sales
  • nature adventures
  • mini-beast hunts
  • wildlife show
  • bats
  • butterflies
  • boomerang throwing
  • fire stick lighting
  • nature craft
  • live fire displays
  • face painting

Keep an eye out for a full speakers' program, coming soon.

When:

From: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Saturday, 13 August 2016
To: Saturday, 13 August 2016

Where:

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, 258 Ashmore Road, Benowa

Cost:

Free

Type:

Public

Contact:

City of Gold Coast

Organisation:

City of Gold Coast

Phone:

07 5581 6984

Email:

mail@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Web:

http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/whats-on-at-the-gardens-27666.html

Earlier Event: August 9
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