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This very new native garden surrounding the modern house features a wide range of native shrubs and trees suited to this region’s climate. It is a garden of textures and subtle colour throughout the year. Vegetable beds are located in the sunniest aspect. The well-designed layout is also disabled friendly. Marklow Garden Notes are available. Members [...]Find out more
Emily’s informal and relaxing open woodland garden surrounds the 1880 cottage. The visitor is invited to stroll in the dappled shade of many fruit and ornamental trees and shrubs. A sunny zone in the back garden, you will find vegetable and berry garden beds and a large flower meadow garden. This garden contrasts and complements the [...]Find out more
This is a large, naturalistic, cottage styled garden, dense with diverse species, surrounding a 1925 timber cottage. The garden is located on a deep block, will feature many shrubs in flower. The inspiration for the 32 year old garden is Edna Walling and Cheryl Maddock. The plants of interest, many of which should be in flower, [...]Find out more
A very large woodland garden containing both deciduous and evergreen trees, merges into lawn and large shrub beds towards the back of the 3000 m2 block. The back sections also include a stand of oak trees, a small orchard and vegetable garden beds, all set in a flat terrain that encourages one to wander. Bob's Garden [...]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 2021 are available. BOOKING Eventbrite bookings are required for [...]Find out more
The Mitchell Community Garden is one of 12 community gardens operated by the Canberra Organic Growers Society (COGS) and has been operating since 1994. Gardeners are allocated individual plots, which they put to productive use, growing organic food for themselves and their families using sustainable organic gardening practices. A mix of different cultures among the plot-holders [...]Find out more
Two delightful gardens just 200 metres apart in Gowrie and Fadden. BOOKING: Eventbrite bookings are required for all members and visitors except children. Special ticket prices apply to these two gardens - $15.00 for both gardens. Members of Open Gardens Canberra will receive information on obtaining their free tickets. Christine's Garden This very large and ever-popular [...]Find out more
A gardener’s garden completely redeveloped over the past eleven years on a 930 sq m Canberra block and designed to provide colour and interest all year round. Includes many sculptures plus stone walls and bird baths. Pine bark mulch, drippers and no lawn make it a low maintenance garden. Hidden behind lattice at the rear are [...]Find 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
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by this delightful garden. The owner, a successful potter and mosaicker, as well as a skilled gardener, has created a garden with surprises and beauty at every turn. This no-lawn and waterwise garden, which has evolved over more than twenty years, combines both natives and exotics to pleasing effect. [...]Find out more
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All gardens are open from 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.
Bookings are required for all visitors except children.
This is a members-only event. Members have free entry. No ticket sales or memberships available at the gate.
Join Open Gardens Canberra for only $30 and all gardens are free for the membership year (to end June).