Tagged: Botanic Gardens

Solar world records on the line for Earth Hour

March 26, 2019Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to tackle two unique records as it prepares to celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday 30 March in conjunction with the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens. Michael Rhydderch from Council’s Environment and Sustainability team explained how locals could join in the fun. “Every year millions of people across the globe come...

Vessels of Change to headline Earth Hour

March 16, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate Earth Hour with a special community event at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens on Saturday 24 March.  The free event will see the launch of Vessels of Change, a solar powered art installation designed by local artists Heidi McGeoch and Sam Larwill.  The exhibition consists of 32 recycled...

Tree planting secures Botanic Gardens future

June 2, 2015Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today planted a tree at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens to commemorate the signing of the Botanic Gardens Lease. Acting on behalf of the Minister for Local Government, Mayor Gair signed the lease granting formal tenure of the community land over to the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens. Speaking...

Leighton Gardens set to re-open for Sesquicentenary finale

November 18, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

As the year slowly draws to a close, so to do our Sesquicentenary – or 150th birthday celebrations – of both Bowral and Moss Vale. Moss Vale’s final birthday gift will come in the form of the refurbished Leighton Gardens to be officially re-opened by the Mayor and local members Pru Goward and Stephen Jones...