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Both the heritage listed Cuppacumbalong House and the surrounding gardens will be opened to the public. The new owners are renovating the terraced gardens, in keeping with early 20th Century styles. The grounds, suitable for picnics, are framed by large shade trees and face onto the Murrumbidgee River, where a mown path leads to a small [...]Find out more
This prolific and mature native garden has tall trees at the front and a panoramic view of the Brindabellas. The back is a contrast, where woodland is interspersed with vegetable plots, a large berry patch, fruit trees, a chook shed and bee colonies. Water tanks totalling 35,000 litres storage capacity go a significant way to quenching [...]Find out more
Full of the grace and charm of a cottage garden, Rosearie de la Faunt, with over 500 bush and climbing roses, will be pretty as a picture in spring. This large suburban garden has been tended by the current owners since 2001 and features mature magnolia, dogwood, birch, maple, crabapple, Manchurian pear, Gleditsia, golden ash and [...]Find out more
Productive and water-wise permaculture garden on a 600 m2 block. Trudy’s garden features an extensive variety of fruit trees including citrus, cherries, apricots, apples, nectarines, plums, a three-way pear, nashi, cherry guava, persimmon and loquat, along with Mediterranean favourites such as a pomegranate and olives. A regular pruning program ensures each bears fruit in easy reach. [...]Find out more
A very large suburban garden with an amazing variety of plants. Rock walls allow for built up garden beds with improved soil and drainage. English box hedges divide areas including a parterre garden. Large mirrors on the boundary fences create illusions of depth. Deciduous trees provide for Autumn colour. Refreshments in the form of Devonshire Teas [...]Find out more
The Kambah Community Garden has been operated by the Canberra Organic Growers Society since 2001. It is located adjacent to the Kambah Woolshed and set in a beautiful park landscape with a view of Mount Taylor. They have about 27 gardeners allocated individual plots which they put to productive use growing food for themselves and their [...]Find out more
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
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