Open Gardens Canberra currently has funding available from our operating surplus to assist not-for-profit community organisations with the establishment of a garden project. This program is part of our commitment to supporting local charities and encouraging gardening related initiatives. If any member knows of a local organisation, school or charity that is interested in establishing a [...]
The very popular spring Weed Swap is back again for 2018. This is a perfect opportunity for Canberra residents to get out in their gardens, find invasive weeds and swap them for FREE bush friendly natives. A range of native plants will be available for swapping, including small trees such as wattles, shrubs including Correa, groundcovers [...]
The first two beautiful gardens will open this weekend: Els' Garden in Flynn and The Relaxed Garden in Garran. Visit our Events page to see what else is in store this Spring.
As the Autumn season for Open Gardens Canberra draws to a close there is no need to suffer withdrawal. Three gardens will be opened as part of the Nimmitabel open gardens and plant fair to be held over the weekend of 21-22 April. See this brochure for more information.
This weekend, as the cooler weather finally sets in, take the time to visit our last two gardens. The Fetherston Gardens are open for one day only, as part of the 2018 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival. https://opengardenscanberra.org.au/event/oaks-estate-garden/ https://opengardenscanberra.org.au/event/fetherston-gardens/
The Open Gardens Canberra Scholarship provides an exciting opportunity for a CIT student in any horticulture stream to receive financial assistance with their studies and work with Canberra gardeners to open their gardens to the public. Eligible students should be in their first year of a CIT qualification in horticulture or landscaping, within the CIT Department [...]
Our Spring season is drawing to a close with the final open garden this coming weekend. Opening times are 10 am to 4 pm both Saturday and Sunday November 25th & 26th Persephone 17 Julius Street, Pearce. This semi-formal garden features exotic trees, shrubs and perennials. Hedging and mass plantings create different spaces to relax and [...]
Why not take some photos while visiting this weekend's open gardens? Open Gardens Canberra members can submit entries to the Garden Clubs of Australia 2018 Annual Photography Competition. For more information see the entry form: 2018 ANNUAL PHOTO COMPETITION ENTRY FORM