As part of the Australian Open Garden Scheme, every year garden owners acrossthe nation invite the public into their private realms. Australia's Open Gardens2009-2010 is the gardening and outdoor enthusiast's national guide to more than600 outstanding private gardens. The guide offers a year-round schedule of seasonalinspiration and special events such as workshops on new gardening techniquesand garden design. The feature section covers gardening for healthy living andwellbeing, sustainable gardening, choosing garden statues and growing roses inwarmer climates. Each open garden listing provides directions and opening hours, aswell as useful information such as picnic facilities, pram and wheelchair access, plantsfor sale and dog-friendly status. Be inspired - it's greener out there!