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Learn more about the places Botanica takes you to explore, along with travel tips and stories from our garden experts.


interior margaret olley art centre justin ealand queensland, australia

Experience Australia’s Art Scene

Explore iconic art, from painted wheat silos in the Wimmera to Hans Heysen’s Adelaide Hills studio.
exterior view australian war memorial and garden canberra, australia

Pick of Gardens in Canberra and NSW

Join much-awarded horticulturist and gardening media identity Judy Horton OAM, to tour gardens in her 'backyard'.
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Very Victorian: See Australia’s Garden State

Discover Victoria’s diversity of gardens in spring including Botanica Founder Judy Vanrenen’s Wiltshire Garden.
panorama alowyn gardens sculpture yarra valley, victoria

5 of the Best Gardens from Botanica’s Melbourne Flower Show Tours

When you visit the Melbourne Flower Show with Botanica, you'll also visit some of the state’s best gardens.
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Botanica’s Picks: Top 5 New Zealand Gardens

See New Zealand's floral highlights from South Island's Trott's Garden to the Taranaki Garden Festival on the North Island.
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Visit Australia and New Zealand's Top Private Gardens

Meet private garden owners and learn first-hand what it’s like to garden in different countries and climates.
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Must-Sees at London's Chelsea Flower Show

Gain a wealth of knowledge about the best exhibits at London's Chelsea Flower Show when you visit with Botanica.
river view cruise moselle pollarding, germany

Q&A on European River Cruising with Judy Vanrenen

Judy Vanrenen OAM shares her love of cruising Europe’s grand rivers and visiting incredible gardens along the way.
rocky sea shore coastline norfolk island pacific, australia

5 Gardens with Literary Links

Discover gardens around the world that have inspired writers including Colleen McCullough and P. L. Travers.
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Botanical Guide Simon Rickard on Cool Climate Gardens

Botanical Guide Simon Rickard discusses gardening in a cool climate and his garden in the Macedon Ranges.