The Charnwood Community Garden was established by the Canberra Organic Growers Society (COGS) in the late 1980s and consists of 45 individual plots which vary in size averaging 35 square metres. These are planted with a variety of fruit and vegetables, flowers and fruit trees. The garden showcases many different methods of growing produce and Community…Find out more
The garden is a magical space with secret nooks and unseen hideaways where frogs, garden gnomes and fairies lay hidden until they can be discovered. There are spaces for the children to sit quietly undisturbed to play, relax and watch the world go by. There are spaces where they can run, pedal, skip, walk, race and…Find out more
The front and back gardens are partly shaded by large deciduous trees. The garden contains more sunny sections where there are many fruiting plants and there is a fenced vegetable garden. The backyard is family and children friendly. There are rain water tanks with extensive dripper systems. Garden has composting and poultry. The garden is adjacent…Find out more
A classic garden to behold. Beautifully constructed rock walls divide rooms in a mature garden where lovely old trees embrace lawns and frame valley views. Cypress woodland opens to a dam abundant with bird life and water lilies. A forty metre rose arbour and berry garden enclosed with espaliered fruit trees are wonderful features of this…Find out more
The Annual General Meeting of Open Gardens Canberra Incorporated will be held at 11.00 am to 12.00 pm on Sunday 9 July 2017 at The Green Room, Canberra National Arboretum, Forest Drive, Canberra. The Notice of the AGM includes the Agenda, information on Nominating for the Open Gardens Canberra Committee and Special resolutions to be considered…Find out more
‘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
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