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Toowoomba Festival of Flowers

September 20 - September 22


BGC committee are organising a 3-day (two nights) trip on the 20 to 22 September, to visit the Toowoomba Carnival of flowers.

  • Day 1 Wednesday 20/9/23 – Pick and drive to Toowoomba via Esk (morning tea tour cost) and visit public gardens, first being Spring Buff Railway Station, (Lunch in Queens Park, will arrange to have lunch delivered to BGC @ park, tour cost), Visit other Gardens in Toowoomba TBD (*Brian Sams to advise).

Welcome dinner in Motel Restaurant (Members pay).

  • Day 2 Thursday 21/9/23 – Cultivate Country Garden Day with Brian Sims and Wendy Allen – morning tea and lunch included (in tour cost). +See note below.

Dinner in in Motel Restaurant (Members pay).

  • Day 3 Friday 22/9/23 – Morning visiting some private gardens in Toowoomba. TBD (*Brian Sams to advise) – Have morning Tea @ Picnic Point Lookout, & Lunch at Cobb and Co museum (both in tour cost) and then home.

*Note 1 – When known for 2023, gardens will be selected to visit)

+ Note 2 – The Cultivate Country Gardens tour – Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers (with Brian & Wendy). Held over the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, the Cultivate Country Garden Tour will take us on roads less travelled to visit some wonderful gardens in rural areas surrounding Toowoomba. BGC are having a private tour on Thursday 21st September.

The tour includes a country morning tea and a delicious restaurant style lunch.  As we travel through the rural areas, guide Wendy Allen will provide some local information and a little of the region’s history. Brian Sims will be on hand to identify plants and answer your gardening questions. Wendy and Brian really enjoy running these tours and have got to know most of the garden owners quite well. The country gardens are quite special and they will choose a great selection for the tour.

Cost of Tour 

  • Will be $600 per person twin share. Partners/spouses stay in Queen Room. Couples sharing twin room queen/single bed.
  • Single person in room will cost $800, so cheaper if you share a room.

All costs covered except 2 X Dinners @ Restaurant, and any purchases etc. members make.

If interested have book Accommodation by End February. Need minimum 25 people to stage tour, and Max 43. Note – Only 10 places left.

If we need to make up numbers, invite other garden club members (Nambour, Maleny etc.)?

If interested in Trip, please Email secretary below by Monday 20th March, once registered will be asked to pay $100 deposit, and members can pay instalments if you require to pay full cost off. Full fee be required by 30th July (will refund 7 days prior to trip).

Email secretary@buderimgardenclub.com


September 20
September 22
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