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The Miller’s Garden is a deciduous woodland garden of maples and eucalypts, with a dense understory of azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and numerous other shrubs and groundcover plants. A series of paths traverse wooded terraces which have been carved out of the very steep, westward facing granite slopes of Red Hill. Carefully placed mirrors, water features, rest [...]Find out more
This 1200m2 garden was redesigned 6 years ago and features some lovely stone retaining walls with a variety of plants including some natives. Features some lovely Forest Pansy trees and a Gleditsia tree in the front garden with Daphne, Hydrangeas, Magnolias, Crepe Myrtles and Maples in the rear. Bird baths and other garden ornaments complement the [...]Find out more
An evolving mixed garden with water features, a labyrinth and quirky pieces of art which will delight children. A garden of discovery with many gravel paths revealing diverse plantings including hedges of flower carpet roses, callistemons, conifers and photinias. There are three dams each of different designs and plantings: one flows over to a wetland; another [...]Find out more
Four beautiful and diverse gardens will be opened on this weekend: The Old Stone House, Fox's Folly Fieldstone, and Thornleigh. Visitors can see all four gardens for an entry fee of $15. Members and Visitors will start at either Fox's Folly or Fieldstone and will receive a map and a ticket which provides entry to all [...]Find out more
One acre of semi-formal gardens lies behind the 19th century restored two storey house. The Givenchy inspired gardens have been restored and developed during the last 20 years, using original plants and material where possible. Ramps and steps lead down to large lawns dominated by a very large central arbour, supporting roses (new dawn) and weeping [...]Find out more
This is a large cottage garden in a relaxing woodland setting. There is a diversity of plantings to be seen throughout the very deep half acre block. The garden has been developed over the last 30 years since the stone cottage was finished. The garden has progressively taken over a paddock, starting with trees, followed by [...]Find out more
The owners have landscaped this simple, semi-formal garden over the last four years, in keeping with the heritage 1860 gneiss stone dwelling and the pre-existing, large trees. A very long pergola-covered driveway features sentinel pears, wisteria and viburnum shrubs. Fencing, building structures, sandstone pathing and a large collection of French and English outdoor antiques are all [...]Find out more
Heritage cottage garden surrounding 1880s house with walled secret garden incorporating the owner’s sculptures and potager. The current owner has made every endeavour to replicate the sorts of plantings which were common to homes built in the era of Thornleigh’s construction, not only in respect of a residential garden of the period, but also a source [...]Find out more
>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
This mature stroll garden has been inspired by garden tours to the United Kingdom. The owner has established this mature garden over the last 30+ years, using ideas gained from garden tours to the United Kingdom and Europe to great effect. Visitors to the garden are invited to stroll across the gently sloping lawn, dotted with [...]Find out more
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All gardens are open from 10am to 4pm.
Garden entry (non-members):
Non-members (visitors) $10 for one garden. Children under 18 free if with an adult. Visitors can book on Eventbrite (link in garden description above). Tickets must be obtained in advance for Spring 2020 openings. There will be no ticket sales or memberships available at the gate.
Special events may have their own pricing.
Garden entry (members):
Members free. Members of Open Gardens Canberra should use the link in the email you received to reserve tickets to this event. Tickets must be obtained in advance for Spring 2020 openings.
Join Open Gardens Canberra for only $25 and all gardens are free for a year.