If you love wandering through beautiful gardens, make a date in your diary for the ever-popular Comboyne Garden Walk in October.
The annual event starts at 9am and finishes at 4.30pm on Sunday (October 13). Entry is $10 per person and armbands are issued when you pay.
Tickets are available from the Comboyne Community Centre which is open every day from 10am to 3pm at 37 Main Street, phone 6550 4289.
There will a raffle run on the day and this will be drawn at 3pm. The winner will be advised immediately.
Devonshire teas will be served at the Old Church, which is part of the walk. The Community Centre will have sandwiches and bottled water for sale, so that you can enjoy lunch at a time of your choosing.
Alan Latimore's shed will be open, and it's full to the brim with old machinery and is a fascinating look into the past.
So save the date, and go up to the plateau for this lovely event.
Meanwhile, Hannam Vale Open Garden Day will have a collection of private country gardens open on Sunday, October 20.
Cottage gardens, woodland gardens, well established gardens and work in progress gardens are set to be available for viewing.
The garden tour will start from the Hannam Vale Recreation Reserve at 1107 Hannam Vale Road.
People can collect their program at a cost of $10 per person, with under 16-years-old free. The price includes access to all the gardens.
People have the option of enjoying breakfast or morning tea at the bushland reserve. The bush café will have coffee, tea and plenty of homemade cakes and slices.
The tour can be finished with a packed picnic lunch at the reserve.
The public are invited to browse the market stalls to discover a variety of quality plants, preserves, bric a brac and bush regeneration practices.
Funds raised go towards the maintenance and development of the Hannam Vale Recreation Reserve.
Gardens will be open from 10am to 4pm.