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This older, traditional cottage garden has been transformed over the last 8 years into a Japanese style garden, dominated by the canopy of deciduous trees. Interest is stimulated by the series of walks and constructed traditional features which provide changing views of the mix of species, emphasising foliage, colour, form and textures. There is also the [...]Find out more
This large naturalistic garden contains plants selected for hardiness in this exposed site and suitability for their 1880s cottage, which was moved to this site in 1925. The owners have re-developed the garden using a large range of both native and exotic plants including spring bulbs, unusual roses and Mediterranean shrubs and ground-covers. The garden includes [...]Find out more
The gardens started as a concept in the overall design for a new park on the old railway goods yard in Queanbeyan, with the support of the Canberra Organic Growers Society (COGS) and the former Queanbeyan City Council. The garden has 24 beds for rent and several styles of raised beds for people with limited mobility [...]Find out more
‘Yellowbox’ comprises about a hectare of densely planted native plants of great variety, on an elevated rocky knoll with 360 degree views of the rural countryside. The garden, started in 1997, includes many meandering, pleasant paths taking visitors to many garden sections. The 45 acre property, featuring some native pastures, also includes landcare shelter belts on [...]Find out more
The front garden of mostly natives under a Manchurian pear opens on to a shaded lawn under a massive pin oak. Surrounded by maples, forest pansy, camelias, crab apples, peonies, and roses there are many spots to sit and enjoy this delightful, large well-maintained garden. A prolific vegetable garden, with berries and espaliered fruit trees makes [...]Find out more
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All gardens are open from 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.
Eventbrite bookings are required for all members and visitors except children.
There will be no ticket sales or memberships available at the gate.
Non-members (visitors) $10 for one garden.
Special prices may apply for some openings.
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