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In Joan's well established garden the emphasis is on green, and as a consequence trees and shrubs vie with the understorey for space. There are maples, crepe myrtles, crab apples, laurels, to name but a few, with salvia, roses, irises etc. adding a touch of colour. After lots of pruning it is possible to meander through [...]Find out more
These two standard sized gardens have been developed over 30 years. Anne’s garden incorporate numerous open beds at the front and back, featuring a wide variety of perennials and shrubs, vegetables and fruit trees. Dana’s garden next door is largely dedicated to the production of fruit and vegetables through the seasons. The garden on Anne’s flat [...]Find out more
Cambrey Farm, a 6 acre Pialligo farmlet established in the 1930s has been in the owner’s family since 1954. Major tree plantings date from then, comprising majestic pinoaks, ash and liquidambars as well as mature gums. The original cottage garden has been supplemented by the gardens established around a second house built in 2000. Winding paths [...]Find out more
This cottage style garden surrounds one of Queanbeyan’s heritage listed homestead buildings. Large trees, perennials, shrubs and groundcovers combine to provide a changing landscape. Among the plantings of trees, shrubs and flowering perennials are zones for conifers, ferns, true geraniums, kniphofias and sages. A range of groundcovers is a feature of the gardens, helping to reduce [...]Find out more
This pretty and romantic garden features seven open areas, each containing a different sort of ornament, seating or gazebo. These areas are connected by paved paths, lined with English and Japanese box, which offer no-step access to the whole block. The garden has grown out of the owners’ love of history, and is filled with many [...]Find out more
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
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