Wild weekly photo challenge has asked us to “look up” this week and record what we see.
A short while ago we visited Townsville, the capital of Northern Queensland. I love to look around botanic gardens and Townsville had three superb gardens. I was in gardens heaven.
- Anderson Gardens is the largest botanic garden in Townsville. Covering 25
hectares, the gardens include fine specimens of tropical trees and palms, grand
avenues and the World Cycad Collection
- The Palmetum is a 17 hectare botanic garden displaying one of the largest and
most diverse public collections of palms in the world.
- Initiated in 1870, Queens Gardens is the oldest Botanic Garden in Townsville and
is heritage listed. Now covering 4 hectares, reduced from an original 40Ha, it
is considered a fine example of a tropical colonial garden of that era.
I took hundreds of photos, but for this post I will just bring you a few I peered into the branches to take.