Mount Wilson in the Blue Mountains has some of the most beautiful gardens in NSW Australia.
It is one of my favourite places to visit for Photography.
Autumn in Mount Wilson puts on such a spectacular display of colour in good years.
Vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of maples and other deciduous trees and shrubs make a grand and striking contrast to the evergreens in the gardens.
Windyridge gardens is gorgeous year round and features a pond with a waterfall, various seating areas,
a small nursery as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
Breenhold Gardens is most definitely one of the most photographed gardens in Mount Wilson.
Set on a large property with many garden and mountain vistas as well as beautiful autumn colour displays.
Bebeah gardens are quite large as well, sporting lovely autumn colours.
Two other lovely gardens to visit includes The Rhododendron Gardens.
With gorgeous displays of Rhododendrons, Maples, Azaleas and other cool climate and mountain trees and shrubs.
This garden is truly lovely to walk through and you can have a picnic there or perhaps take a stroll down to the pond and gaze upon the pink water lilies.
And Mount Tomah Botanical Gardens, located at Mount Tomah.
This garden is large and beautiful all year round and has amazing views of the mountains.
All lot of the gardens in Mount Wilson are only open to the public in Autumn - Winter, and most charge a small fee.
There are no shops as such in this area, so it would be wise to bring your own food and drink.
Photography in Mount Wilson and the gardens in the Blue Mountains is popular. The best times are early morning and late afternoon. Gardens are always tricky to photograph. One of the problems you may encounter are heavy shade cast by trees and shrubs. In the middle of the day the light is harsher and stronger causing blown out highlights on foliage, the use of a polarizing filter is advisable.