There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy Parks Alive this year, with the event growing to cover two weekends and four locations.Â Enjoy themed workshops and craft activities at the City Botanic Gardens or Mt Coot-tha Botanic Garden and then spend the next weekend at Roma St Parkland or South Bank Parklands listening to expert speakers and live music. Itâ€™s up to you how you arrange your Parks Alive event calendar, or you can just enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Brisbaneâ€™s premier parklands and gardens.
South Bank Parklands â€“ 23 August
Gardening Australiaâ€™s Phil Dudman will be in the Epicurious Garden on Sunday 23 August demonstrating how to start a veggie patch, what to plant and when, and how to beat the bugs. Â Mini scarecrow making workshops will be taking place between 10am and 4pm, while Brisbane Greeters will be undertaking pre-booked guided tours of South Bank. Â Tours take place at 10am â€“ to book emailÂ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 3156 6366.