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Events and festivals at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah

Aboriginal Heritage Tour

1 May 2013 to 1 May 2015
Aboriginal Heritage Tour at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Instagram and Facebook photo comp!

19 Aug 2014 to 31 Oct 2014
Enter our photography competition on Instagram and Facebook!

Mystery Of The Munchers

1 Sep 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
Explore the Garden to find the six mystery stops. It's a wild world out there - and who is munching who? Enjoy fun hands-on activities and discover some amazing relationships between plants and animals.

Wild About Waratahs Festival

20 Sep 2014 to 28 Sep 2014
To celebrate our state floral emblem and inspire a love of waratahs in the wild, this year's program includes the state-wide waratah bloom competition and display, National Parks and Wildlife guided walk, waratah themed Garden walks, information panels, art and plant sales.

Waratah Bloom Competition

Saturday, 20th September 2014
Judging of the NSW champion waratah bloom!

Waratah Wander

Tuesday, 23rd September 2014
Join our Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Horticulturist on a guided walk discovering the magnificent waratahs on display at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.

National Parks Discovery Wild Waratah Walk

Saturday, 27th September 2014
This easy-medium grade walk takes you into Pierce's Pass in the Blue Mountains National Park to see Waratahs growing in the wild. Join a National Parks and Wildlife Discovery Ranger to find out about this "wild" national park and see how the waratahs are responding to the 2013 fires.

The Wollemi Warrior Adventure

Saturday, 4th October 2014
Kids will enjoy this interactive performance as Wendy Wanderer and her helpful adventurers try to stop the villainous Iggy Chop from turning the Wollemi Pine into a toothpick for his collection.

Blue Mountains Festival of Walking - Tomah Spur Wilderness Walk

Wednesday, 8th October 2014
Join the Wilderness Walk to Tomah Spur led by a specialist guide with detailed knowledge of Blue Mountains plants and wildlife. Tomah Spur is on conservation land owned by the garden and contains four different environments - rainforest, eucalypt woodland, spectacular heath and wind-sculpted sandstone. You'll travel through a carpet of ferns, moss-laden rocks and lush green rainforest with towering trees before emerging onto a rock outcrop with spectacular views of the Blue Mountains.

The Buzz on Native Bees - Australian native bees of the Sydney, Blue Mountains and Illawarra Regions

Saturday, 18th October 2014
Join Megan Halcroft PhD to learn about bees and how they drive biodiversity and support food security. Learn how to encourage many bee species into the garden by conserving or providing nesting habitat. You will also have a chance to win the lucky door prize of a hardwood native bee nest!

Butterflies, Bees and Jewel Beetles - a nature drawing workshop with Fiona Lumsden

Sunday, 9th November 2014
N.B. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED - Join wildlife artist Fiona Lumsden to explore the essential link between insects and flowers as bees, butterflies and other insects add life to botanical compositions. See the tiny marvels of engineering and bizarre beauty that are our insect cousins and team them with their flower partners.
To Register your Interest in this workshop: Phone 4567 3019 or email kristen.winder@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

Wild About Waratahs! Spectacular arrangements by Blue Mountains Botanic Garden horticulturists

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