Try our 20 ways to express gratitude in Geelong Botanic Gardens.
Use these ideas to practice gratitude when visiting the Geelong Botanic Gardens:
- Listen for bird sounds - how many can you hear?
- Feel the breeze on your face.
- Lay on the grass and watch the clouds.
- Go on a bug hunt.
- Find something that makes you laugh.
- Play peek-a-boo behind the trees.
- Stroll through the camellia walk and look for the trees pruned into clouds.
- Roll down the grass on the fern lawn.
- Feel the bark on the gingko tree as you hug it.
- Rub the salvia leaves to release their amazing smells.
- Hug the bottle trees as you enter the 21st century gardens.
- Listen for the frogs in the pond.
- Take a moment to search for the resident possum in the dragon tree.
- Stand under the banana plants and see if you can see the sky.
- Notice the unusual plants, foliage, colours, shapes and patterns in the conservatory.
- Notice the coolness and silence as you amble through the fernery and listen for frogs.
- Stand under the cover of the towering ferns.
- Look for the prickly plants.
- Look for your reflection in the water fountain.
- How many painted ladybugs can you spot throughout the gardens?
Natures beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.