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Toowoomba's planting marathon

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Planting is underway for Toowoomba's acclaimed Carnival of Flowers.

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ABC Gardening Australia host Sophie Thomson and the team of dedicated planters from Toowoomba Region’s Parks team put their highly-skilled green thumbs to the test, on a mission this week to plant 68,000 annuals and 10,500 bulbs just for Laurel Bank Park alone.

ABC Gardening Australia host Sophie Thomson and the team of dedicated planters from Toowoomba Region’s Parks team put their highly-skilled green thumbs to the test, on a mission this week to plant 68,000 annuals and 10,500 bulbs just for Laurel Bank Park alone.

With planting underway of nearly 160,000 annuals and 20,00 bulbs, this year’s Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is set to be the one of the biggest yet.  

Australia’s longest running horticultural event of its type, the carnival is exited to host renowned musical acts and some of the best food and wine in the state. 

Toowoomba’s annual event will take place from September 15-24 and feature a smorgasbord of floral colour spread across the city.

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