LDI's Exclusive Bloomscape Adventure at the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Get ready for a day filled with breath taking beauty, exclusive garden tours, delectable treats, and an abundance of inspiration. Our team has been hard at work curating an extraordinary experience that promises to awaken your senses and spark your creativity. Prepare to be captivated by the symphony of colours and scents as we embark on this unforgettable journey into the world of horticultural wonders. The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers LDI Event is a must-attend experience for anyone passionate about landscape design
What's in store for you on our full-day tour on 16 September :
🏰 9:45 am: A Horticultural Wonderland
Step into a magical realm as the owner personally guides us through this 4-acre oasis. Prepare to be captivated by a splendid showcase of roses, rhododendrons, and not one, but four Australian National Plant Collections. Stroll through an enchanting landscape that rivals the great gardens of Britain. With limited numbers and no crowds, you'll have the opportunity to truly immerse yourself in the beauty of this horticultural paradise. As September unfolds, the mature rhododendron garden will burst into full bloom, surrounded by bluebells and blossoming trees, creating a scene straight out of a fairy tale.
🍻 12:00 pm: A Flavourful Luncheon
Indulge in a delightful lunch with open-style dining and sweeping views over the Darling Downs, this is the perfect place to savour both the tastes and sights of nature's bounty.
🌿 Following lunch until 3:30 pm: Private Garden Visits - Hidden Gems
We have something special in store for you - three private garden visits. Be prepared to be amazed by the creativity and artistry of these hidden gems, designed to inspire your future landscape projects. 🌻First Hidden Gem
Commence on a journey through visionary gardens - "The Elms" and the captivating "Music Centre". "The Elms" has been transformed from barren turf to a haven of inspiration. The "Music Garden" by architecturally designed music buildings features pruned trees creating a harmonious setting for performances, group interactions, and moments of tranquillity. The designs redefine school landscapes by enveloping education within the beauty of nature's embrace, nurturing both mind and spirit. 🌷2nd Hidden Gem
Embark on a captivating journey through a modern Toowoomba gem nestled within a visionary Contemporary Cottage Garden. This garden, adorned with blossoms for picking, wildlife allure, and smart sun-shielding, transforms diverse terrain into a meandering cottage haven. Reflecting Toowoomba's urban evolution, this garden, though simple, speaks volumes. It is a showcase of the horticultural distinction between it and a typical Brisbane design, offering an insightful journey into innovative landscaping. Prepare to be enthralled by modern aesthetics blending seamlessly with timeless allure, leaving an unforgettable mark on your horticultural inspiration 🌹3rd Hidden Gem
Discover a radiant gem nestled in Toowoomba's heart. This creation weaves a mesmerizing tapestry of nature from ordinary concrete edging, masterfully concealing it while crafting a formal curb appeal garden. Amidst meticulously curated hedging, a sense of seclusion envelopes you in the rhythm of the street. Graceful deciduous trees cast cool shadows, protecting people from the sun's embrace. A century-old camellia bush stands as a testament to nature's enduring grace. Beyond beauty, this garden offers a private sanctuary, embraced by tall, elegant fences—a tranquil haven for patients and passers by. The designer's artistry harmoniously merges nature and design, a testament to her mastery in evoking admiration and serenity.
🌱 4:00 pm: Nursery Visit - A Haven for Unique Plants
Our final destination is a nursery renowned in the local community for its selection of quality plants, including some cooler climate varieties you won't find easily. Antique perennials and special Fleming's Nursery plants grace their stock, providing you with a chance to bring home something truly unique and extraordinary. On your way home feel free to visit either the two major parks Laurel Bank Park or/and Queens Park to admire the annual flower show!
🎟️ Event Cost: $11 (fee for Garden Entry).*
📅 RSVP: By September 5th, Please secure your spot early as private tours have limited spaces.
*Lunch arrangements will be individual, allowing you to choose your preferred meal on the day. Kindly remember to bring along your own water and snacks to keep refreshed throughout the day's activities. For your comfort during our outdoor garden tours, we recommend wearing suitable footwear and sun protection. Your enjoyment and comfort are our priorities as we explore the beautiful gardens together.