Japanese Garden (Cowra)

Entrance of the Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre in Cowra

The Japanese Garden in Cowra is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, established to recognise the relationship between Cowra and the people of Japan. The relationship has its origins formed during World War II with the establishment of the Cowra POW campsite , used for Japanese prisoners of war. Presented across twelve acres, the Cowra … Read more

Botanic Garden

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The Maroochy regional bushland botanic garden is located in Tanawha on the Sunshine Coast. The gardens showcase plants native to east coast subtropical Australia.

Queens Park Gardens (Toowoomba)

Garden in Toowoomba, Queens Park Gardens

Queens Park is a heritage-listed botanic garden in East Toowoomba and one of the main gardens in the annual Carnival of Flowers. Originally a public reserve gazetted in 1869, the building of the botanic gardens and Queens Park where established separately from the 1870s. The gardens continually evolved through to the 1970s. To Get There

Spring Bluff

Spring Bluff railway station platform during Toowoomba's flower festival

The Spring Bluff Railway Station is on the main railway between Ipswich and Toowoomba. It is well known for its beautiful gardens and participation in Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers held in September each year. Following the Cobb & Co Tourist Drive from Ipswich, it is the first gardens in the Carnival of Flowers. In contrast, … Read more

Botanic Gardens Complex

Botanic Gardens Complex in Bundaberg

The Botanic Gardens Complex in Bundaberg is more than botanic gardens with several attractions to bring you into the complex. If gardens are not your thing, there is probably something else here to interest you. The opening hours and free access are specific to the gardens. The attractions within the complex operate to their own … Read more

Edna Walling Memorial Garden

Pergola walkway with low stone wall edges, at the Edna Walling Memorial Garden in Buderim

Edna Walling was a talented and influential garden designer, designing many gardens in Victoria. Edna was born in England and came to Australia with her family as a teenager, settling in Melbourne. Studying horticulture, Edna started her own landscape design business in the 1920s. The design of Edna’s gardens included low stone walls, wide pergolas, … Read more