With commanding sweeping views of the Brindabellas and the Tuggeranong Valley, this engaging garden has evolved with the family for over 40 years. Late spring sees a peak display of around 60 roses nestled amongst clipped hedges. Follow stone staircases and winding paths, through two arbours, to admire many unusual plants and trees, including many staghorns, [...]
Now more than 40 years old, Serendipity is sited on a moderately sloping block with an area of some 2200 m2 in Kambah. Our aim in developing the garden was to have a visually attractive landscape with enough variety and detail to always have something of interest around the next corner. Many, now mature, trees including [...]
Els’ garden is on a quarter acre, gently south-west sloping block, and includes a variety of ornamental zones front and back including a substantial variety of native plants. Phyla nodiflora on the nature strip leads to Isopogons sheltering under a Chinese pistacio, near a young Myoporum floribundum and Solanum linearifolium. Mauve Prostanthera and Westringia contrast beautifully [...]
A beautiful avenue of trees leads to Cambrey Farm, a 6 acre Pialligo farmlet established in the 1930s which has been in the owner’s family since 1954. Major tree plantings date from then, comprising majestic pin oaks, ash and liquidambars as well as mature gums. As an ex poultry farm, and now an alpaca farm, the [...]
Set on a gently sloping north-facing block, this richly varied garden is a constant delight, featuring a sequence of courtyards, lawns and garden ‘rooms’ that beautifully showcase a wide range of thriving exotic and native plants, many of which are unusual to find in Canberra. Extended and modified over the past eight years from the 1980s [...]
A large, rambling cottage garden bursting with lots of typical spring flowers including Larkspurs, self sown Sweet Peas, Lilies, Salvias and Ranunculi. Plants in pots also add splashes of colour. Camellias and azaleas flower prolifically in season. The over 2000m2 block also includes a large productive vegetable plot and a tennis court, and backs on to [...]
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