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This 11 year old cottage style garden, surrounding a 1920s ‘arts and craft’ dwelling, contains many fruit trees, vegetables and herbs, mingled with flowering plants, tree shaded nooks and works of art. Garden and household sustainability features include: a poultry run and two bee hives blended into the rear garden; a rotational composting system and natural [...]Find out more
The privately owned Lambrigg gardens surround the original William Farrer homestead, on what is still a working farm. The garden features numerous large trees, some dating to the original plantings, shrub beds and spacious lawns set on terraced slopes, all gently sloping to the nearby Murrumbidgee River. Garden Notes will be available. Supported charity: [...]Find out more
This is a well known garden which has been re-developed by the owners over the last 22 years, to create interest and also to create theatre areas for outdoor entertainment. The lawns, shrubs, herbaceous beds and various large trees are complemented with formal hedges of camellias, feijoas and box. Two of the many features are a [...]Find out more
This demonstration garden run by the Horticulture Society of Canberra has vegetable and flower gardens and a small native garden. There are many experimental plantings. At the time of opening an extensive collection of dahlias and salvias will be in bloom. Bruce Demonstration Garden Notes are available. Supported charity: Bruce Demonstration GardenFind out more
Work commenced on this almost 1000 square metre property in April 1975 and has continued unabated since. The front garden consists of four terraces with the bottom terrace featuring a gabion wall and the top terrace being strongly influenced by the owners' travels in Asia. Of particular note are the Torii gate, spill bowl and 15 [...]Find out more
The TransPlant Garden began from scratch in December 2015 with a bare block of Kambah clay. With help from a local horticulturist, the Doyles transplanted a lemon tree and dozens of camellias – all of which were at least 30 years old from their “Mr Fluffy” house in Waramanga. Nearly a hundred mature plants were also [...]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, including vegetable beds and an orchard. The 45 acre property, featuring some native pastures, [...]Find out more
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