Where: Elements Retirement Living, 224 Dennis Road, Springwood.
When: Sunday , 11 June 2017
Set against a backdrop of 470 hectares of koala bushland, this authentic Japanese Zen Garden will open to the public for the first time. Enter the lush and tranquil sanctuary through the cedar wood gate and be greeted by male and female waterfalls cascading into a large pond.
From the tea house and viewing platform, take in the soothing surrounds as water trickles into rock passages and under specially crafted bridges.
Designed by Tokyo-based master landscaper Tamon Yamaguchi, the Zen Garden cost $500,000 to complete. This garden showcases a magnificent display of plants including Sango Kaku (Acer Palmatum), Trident Maple, Tropical Birch , Crape Myrtle, Scarlet Maple, Eumundi, White Oak, Chinese Elm, Weeping Willow, Banbusa Chungii, Bamboo, Nepalese Blue , Timor Black, Japanese Maple, Zosia, Mondo grass and Viola.
Contact: (07) 3299 3775.