Saturday, 17 April 2010

AKWAABA and the Stirling Autumn Garden Festival -Tomorrow

Experience Africa in a Garden Celebration.

All proceeds to Australian Sponsorship 4 African Kids.

This garden, Winterwood, is an amazing garden with 2 acres of trees, shrubs, orchard, vineyard and flower and vegetable gardens.

There will be African food stalls, craft, cooking demonstrations, children's activities, African children's choir, African Drummers and a whole lot more.



Back in Stirling.

The Stirling Autumn Garden festival will also have gardening talks, stalls and everything you need for your garden.

Diana and Jen from Bickleigh Vale Farm will be selling a huge range of organic seedlings for your winter garden.

Stirling Autumn Garden Festival 18th April, 10am – 5pm

  • Major Sponsor Adelaide Hills Magazine will be launching their Souvenir Autumn 2010
  • Our guest speakers Sophie Thompson and Trevor Nottle will be presenting talks on
    sustainable gardening, gardening in climate change and be also signing books which are for
    sale on the day.
  • Over 50 stalls under the magnificent old oak trees in Druid Avenue will have information and
    products for the garden enthusiasts including stalls by nurseries, garden designers, garden
    sculpture and garden societies who will be showing their garden related products.
  • Singer Jennifer De Grassi will provide music to add to the ambience of the day.
  • Free shuttle buses will be provided to take people to the stunning Open Garden, Heritage
    listed Beechwood (entry $6.00) and to the inspiring two acre garden of Winterwood on Old
    Carey Gully Road Stirling for Akwaaba, an African Garden Celebration with Dorinda Hafner
    providing cooking demonstrations and African Drummers and African Children’s Choir,
    African food stalls and more The entry fees of $10.00 adults, $5.00 children and $25.00 per
    family. All proceeds go to the Australian Sponsorship for African Children charity.
  • The shuttle buses will also stop at Aptos Cruz Gallery, where visitors will find an amazing
    collection of treasures – art furniture and more. This is also the location of Siemers Indian
    Restaurant and The Table Restaurant where enticing menus will satisfy the palate.
  • There will be a scarecrow competition again this year with approximately 40 scarecrows
    made by local businesses and schools being displayed in the scarecrow gallery.
  • The Mt Lofty Districts Historical Society will be conducting one and a half hour tours ($15.00)
    of Stirling, Crafers and Summit Road including expert commentary by one of their
    knowledgeable guides highlighting some of the heritage gardens of Stirling plus a drive
    through the magnificent Japanese Garden of Thorpe.
  • These tours can be pre-booked through
    the Customer Service Counter in the Stirling Library
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