Dates for the diary

Barlow Street Forest via the Dirt Witches

Barlow Street Forest by the Dirt Witches (pictured)


It’s only June but already it feels like winter has well and truly arrived.

Just because the weather is chilly, it doesn’t mean you can’t get outside and enjoy nature! So we’ve compiled this list of upcoming events around the city…


Barlow Street Forest by the Dirt Witches

Barlow Street, Haymarket | Until Sunday 11 July

“Come and visit a micro-forest in the heart of Haymarket, made of native species including the critically endangered eastern suburbs banksia scrub and beehives containing sugarbag stingless native bees.”


How Does Your Garden Grow?

Old Government House, Parramatta Park | Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 August

“Gardening enthusiasts of all ages and capabilities are invited to bring along their green thumbs and help us plant a new kitchen garden in honour of International Year of Fruits and Vegetables and National Science Week. Tickets free, bookings essential”


Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour | Until Tuesday 31 August

“Reconnect with nature: Powerful wildlife photography focuses our attention on the beauty and fragility of the natural world”



Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, The Calyx | Until Thursday 30 September

“inBLOOM has over 20,000 plants on display, and one of the largest living green walls in the Southern Hemisphere. Curated by the horticultural team at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the display will heighten every sense as you wander through a breath-taking world of light and colour.”