A walk around Wittunga
Contrasting against suburban Blackwood, the 13-hectare Wittunga Botanic Garden is a hidden oasis.
In this curator-led tour, discover the extensive collection of water-wise plants from Southern Australia and South Africa – showcasing brilliant displays of Ericas and Proteas in spring and an extensive collection of plants from Kangaroo Island, Southern Fleurieu Peninsula and the Western Australian Heathlands.
Relive Wittunga’s rich and fascinating history and learn about the enormous contribution the Ashby family made towards the public awareness of the beauty and importance of Australian plants.
Date: Thursday 1st October 2020
Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Meet: The Rotunda, Northern side of carpark off Shepherds Hill Rd. Wittunga botanic Garden (I9 on map)
See you soon!
The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff remains our highest priority and, in preparation to welcoming our programmes, we are implementing new COVID-19 compliant protocols to offer an enjoyable experience for all participants while minimising the risk of COVID-19. Measures include:
• Participants must not attend if they are unwell and/ or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms.
• Group sizes have been kept small to ensure physical distancing can be adhered to while not impacting on the quality of the learning experience.
• Participants and staff must practice good hygiene before, during and after sessions.
• Participants must maintain physical distance (1.5m).
For more information and updates on the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see LATEST NEWS.