OMG. The Wellington Botanic Gardens, currently teeming with life and colour and general springtime joy, gets a mention on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, the first of the new series.

The episode guest stars local boys made good Bret and Jemaine Conchords, and the pair use the Botanic Gardens good name for great lolz:

And remember the annual Spring Festival is currently happening at the Botanic Gardens, so why not take the opportunity to frollick in the spring blooms and say you were down with the gardens before they were famous.