KHS meetings remain cancelled for the time being due to COVID-19.

However, at the time of writing, the Sydney Royal Botanic Garden, Mt Tomah and Mt Annan Botanic Gardens are open. There will be two exhibitions in The Calyx from 11 August—inBloom which will feature 20,000 plants in flower and From the Hive ...Swarming to The Calyx presented by Marijke Gilchrist which is a mixed-media display and will be open until 30 August in the exhibition space.  The cafes in each of these are now open but are operating with restrictions applying (check before you go on the RBG’s website). The amazing art exhibition ‘Plants’ will be hung in the Lion Gate Lodge from 25th July until 2nd August—entry free.

Eryldene, 17 McIntosh St, Gordon open 8/9 August and 22/23 August 10-4pm, refreshments available. It is possible that pre-booking may be required so please check by emailing

Out of town, Wildwood Gardens, 29 Powells Road, Bilpin have advised that their garden, nursery and café will re-open on 7th August. 

Travelling further afield, you can visit Windyridge, 25-27 Queens Ave, Mt Wilson which is open 7 days of the week.  Mayfield Gardens in Oberon is also open 7 days of the week. 

Paradise Botanical Gardens, 147 Cherry Lane, Kulnura is open on 1st and 2nd August.

Highfield Garden, 111 John Grant Rd, Little Hartley is open on August 1/2 and August 22/23 from 10am-4pm.

It is advisable to check out the current status of all venues before travelling.


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