Louise McDaidJacaranda Festival in Grafton

Jacarandas in Grafton Photo Louise McDaid

Travelling north I passed through Grafton, NSW, where the Jacaranda Festival in full swing. The trees are splendidly jacaranda blue, except for one avenue of white jacarandas… White jacaranda in Grafton Photo Louise McDaid

There are events galore with a contest for the best shop window display and the crowning of Jacaranda Queen. Residents get right into the spirit of things, all wearing something jacaranda colour and the tree-lined streets are spectacular!

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Louise McDaid

About Louise McDaid

I’m a landscape designer and enjoy working with most anything botanical in nature. Based in Sydney Australia, I am also editor of Landscape Outlook, journal of the Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers (AILDM) and write on gardens and their design. I have been guest editor of GardenDrum while Catherine escaped for an overdue and well-earned holiday.

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