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‘Yellow Box’ comprises about a hectare of densely planted native plants of great variety, on an elevated rocky knoll. The garden, started in 1997, includes many meandering, pleasant paths taking visitors to many garden sections, including vegetable beds and an orchard. The 45 acre property, featuring some native pastures, also includes landcare shelter belts on its…Find out more
A very large suburban garden with an amazing variety of plants. Rock walls allow for built up garden beds with improved soil and drainage. English box hedges divide areas including a parterre garden. Large mirrors on the boundary fences create illusions of depth. See Christine's garden notes 2017Find out more
Historic European style garden with a heritage listed slab hut from 1830. The garden is laid out in southern highlands style and surrounded by trees dating back to the early 19th Century. The more recent additions include a water garden. A profusion of old fashioned roses complements the setting. Download the Garden Notes Supported charity:…Find out more
A delightful one acre Mediterranean style garden designed around three main axis. A series of garden rooms are delineated by plantings including Leighton Greens, Pyrus Manchurian Pears and Westwoods, Italian pencil pines, Smaragds and Flowering Cherries. Hedging plants such as English Box, Lonicera Nitida and Pileata, Green Pillar Pittosporum and Princess of Wales have also been well-utilised in…Find out more
Planting of this large all-native garden began in 2003. Today the garden features over 1000 individual species, including more than 70 acacia species and more than 70 grevillea species, making for a spectacular spring display. A wide range of bird species frequent the garden and the number is increasing as the garden develops. Existing mature eucalypts…Find out more
This compact garden was started in 2007. The gardener has worked since then to turn a bare area into a beautiful cottage style garden dominated by bush, climbing, pillar, standard and groundcover roses. Located on a sloping site, the garden has been designed so that one person, with chronic pain, can maintain the small site to its…Find out more
This mid-sized semi-formal garden features exotic trees, shrubs and perennials. Hedging and mass plantings create different spaces to relax and observe the bird life. The private backyard provides a tranquil environment for entertaining, a network of paths and a small lawn for adventure and play, and an integrated productive garden featuring chickens, a greenhouse and a…Find out more
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