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Spring Blooms @ Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens

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Published September 22nd 2012
Phlox subulata in bloom at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden / Image courtesy of Simone Cottrell, Botanic Gardens Trust

Spring views at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden / Image courtesy of Botanic Gardens Trust

Waratahs in bloom at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden / Image courtesy of Jaime Plaza, Botanic Gardens Trust
Located on Mount Tomah, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is a Spring garden enthusiasts and families' dream come true for several reasons:

Firstly it is located 1,000 metres above sea level on the summit of Mount Tomah.

Secondly the 252 hectare garden already houses thousands of cool of species of cool climate plants.

Thirdly, it offers rainforest walks, events and workshops in addition to its beautiful gardens.

To top it all off, entry is free to the garden that opens weekdays from 9am to 5.30pm and from 9.30am on weekends and public holidays except Christmas Day.

When Spring arrives, the garden goes wild about Waratahs and Phlox subulata that bloom in abundance.

There are free guides tours to help individual visitors and personalised tours for groups to learn more about the garden, plants and Blue Mountains.

Kids have their own adventure quests and schools can access education programs. Visitors can also hang out at the Garden Shop and take home a Wollemi Pine with a certificate of authenticity and care booklet in addition to other Australian plants, books and botanic art.

If you're looking for a place to check out the Spring blooms and enjoy relaxing time with the family, make your way to Mount Tomah and the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens.
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Why? 4 reasons to visit the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens for the Spring blooms
When: September to November
Phone: (02) 4567 3000
Where: Blue Mountains
Cost: Free
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