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Are you planning a getaway to Ballarat? This is your starting point for everything you need to know before you hit the road.

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Grow begonias

The City of Ballarat horticultural team tend to our Begonias for 10 months of the year. Here is a little bit about what they do to keep our famous begonias at their finest for the Ballarat Begonia Festival.

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Discover the origins

As early as the 1890’s the Ballarat Botanical Gardens has featured a collection of tuberous begonias. Tubers were imported from the famous English nursery Blackmore and Langdon, now a fourth-generation family nursery, in 1901 entering our collection via the onsite nursery quarantine facility.

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25 Armstrong Street South, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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