Have a little sabbatical and escape from the city to immerse yourself in nature. They say it's good for the soul and can be very healing, so dive in. Enjoy the environmentally themed sculpture walk where artists have used natural or recycled materials in their creations. There are wildlife displays and more, including entertainment and guided tours, so take the whole family and make a day of it. The 50-year-old Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden in St Ives is home to thousands of beautiful native wildflowers. The Garden is at its botanical best each Spring and Australian natives are some of the most striking flowers in the world.