TO celebrate the start of spring The City of Greater Bendigo will host a series of gardening talks discussing how best to tend to tulips.
The City's Intensive Horticulture Team Leader Brendan Beale said his team planted 50,000 tulips in the Conservatory Gardens again this year, which will come into bloom over the next couple of months.
Mr Beale said the city also produced a new brochure highlighting the 24 different tulip varieties planted in the gardens.
"The curators are happy to share their techniques and people attending the talks will gain valuable knowledge and expert tips on how to grow and care for tulips," he said.
The curator talks are free to attend however bookings are essential.
The talks will be held at 11am on September 14, 18, 21 and 25.
Bookings can be made by phoning the Bendigo Visitor Information Centre on 1800 813 153 or online at www.bendigotourism.com