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Description & Photos
Use the 'click here' link next to each garden name to find a description, list of facilities and photo of each garden.
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Garden Notes
The Garden Notes are written by the garden owners and often tell the story of their garden. We try to provide Garden Notes ahead of the opening for every garden, but unfortunately this is not always possible. Garden Notes will usually be available in the week prior to the garden opening and will remain available online after the garden has opened. A list of available Garden Notes (in pdf format) can be found by using the 'Notes' link next to each garden or the link below.
Bushfire Information
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Garden Name

Details & Photo Garden Notes

Address

Hours

Fee

February     Saturday 7 and Sunday 8
Nafanua Click here
Nafanua
Artist and sculptor Mauri Maunsell's colourful tropical garden has a distinctively Asian influence. Lotus float in Vietnamese water pots, frangipanis are draped with orchids, water trickles from fountains, and the pond is Balinese-inspired. Alocasias, anthuriums and hundreds of other unusual plants.
Visit their website
Notes 100 St Vincents Rd, Virginia 10am-4.30pm $8.00
February     Saturday 14 and Sunday 15
Hidden Oasis Click here
Hidden Oasis
Beautiful tropical garden featuring heliconias, bromeliads, orchids, crotons and palms thriving in compost-enriched sandy soil. A large authentic Balinese hut is a cenrepiece of the back garden with its lush plantings of strelitzias, bamboos, tree ferns, frangipanis, gingers, coleus and cordylines. A large pond trickles through foliage plants in the front garden.
Notes 54 White Patch Esplanade, White Patch 10am-4.30pm $8.00
February     Saturday 28 and Sunday 1 March
Wayval Views Click here
Wayval Views
Terraced garden showcasing a vast range of trees and shrubs in a beautiful balance of natives and exotics. Murraya, lilly-pilly, box, duranta and privet used as hedges and topiary. Grafted weeping grevilleas. Rock-walled fernery, old slab hut, pond, bird aviary. Glorious panoramic views.
Notes 77 Blenheim Rd, Blenheim 10am-4.30pm $8.00
March     Saturday 7 and Sunday 8
The Lost Gardens Click here
The Lost Gardens
A relaxed garden featuring spectacular advanced examples of unusual and rare plants. Shaded paths in the mature subtropical rainforest lead out to an open paddock where extensive new plantings are rapidly maturing. Another recent addition is the water garden with its kaleidoscope of tropical blooms.
Gourmet lunches and cakes
Notes 822 Cedar Creek Rd, Belli Park 10am-4.30pm $10.00
Meadowbank Click here
Meadowbank
A traditional farmhouse garden on the banks of the Myall Creek has many interesting treasures creatively displayed. Beyond the eucalypts lining the gravelled entrance are roses, callistemons, grevilleas and massed native groundcovers. A dam has been converted into a swimming pool. Orchard and large vegetable garden.
Display of old machinery
Notes 1217 Bowenville-Moola Rd, Irvingdale 10am-4.30pm $8.00
March     Saturday 14 and Sunday 15
Undercliffe North Click here
Undercliffe North
A light and airy garden enjoying spectacular views of the escarpment. Deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, conifers and perennials ensure brilliant year-round colour and interest. Acer negundo, Trident maples, bottlebrushes. Arbours, rock work, secluded seating in a cool grove, and six water features including a rill
Notes 865 Rivertree Rd, Liston 10am-4.30pm $10.00
Marcus garden Click here
Marcus garden
Panoramic views are the backdrop for an extensive garden where plant selection and design were influenced by Carolyn Robinson. Local rock was used to construct beds brimming with rosemary, salvias, lavender, artemisias, acanthus, nepeta, tulbaghia and other hardy perennials. Hedging, grasses and native shrubs complement the surrounding bushland.
Notes 15 Marcus Lane, Stanthorpe 10am-4.30pm $10.00
March     Saturday 21 and Sunday 22
Mother Nature's Laughter Click here
Mother Nature's Laughter
A subtropical, eclectic, cottage-style garden that reflects the journey of life. From the 'Halfway Gate', sandstone steps descend past the 'Bridge of Tranquility' under an established rainforest canopy, and paths lead toward the 'House of Reflection'. Roses and climbers on archways. Salvias, orchids and bromeliads under an arching jacaranda.
Noel Burdette will be in the garden during the weekend
Notes 39 Fiona St, Bellbird Park 10am-4.30pm $10.00
Tosari Park Click here
Tosari Park
An abundance of roses, salvias and perennials grace colour-themed garden rooms enclosed by hedges, trellises and clipped conifers. Beautiful mature deciduous trees are complemented by stately avenues of jacarandas, golden rain trees and Canary Island palms. Shaded areas of bromeliads, clivias and Acanthus mollis. Succulents, well-integrated Australian trees, citrus orchard.
Studio exhibition of French and Italian gardens by artist Di Elsden. Historic farming photographic display
Notes 1149 Leyburn Rd, Yandilla 10am-4.30pm $8.00
March     Saturday 28 and Sunday 29
Plant Fair at Pocket Farm
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Mother Nature's Laughter
This is a 'must see' event for everyone who enjoys gardening. Our Queensland Plant Fair will have over 20 wonderful stalls selling everything from plants, pots, soils and fertilizers to garden furniture and garden art. And all set in the beautiful garden of Pocket Farm, a colourful country garden filled with perennials, annuals, flowering native trees, salvias, daisies, agapanthus and jacarandas
Free speakers program
Notes 311 Priors Pocket Rd, Moggill 10am-3.30pm $10.00
April     Saturday 4 and Sunday 5
Bominda Click here
Bominda
An avenue of tipuanas leads into a developing hillside garden with beautiful views. An intriguing range of exotic and native fruit trees, many rarely seen in Australia, includes soursop, Panama Berry and Jaboticaba. Tropical plantings of cassias, heliconias and gingers. Sculptures, vegetables and a grand chook house for heritage chooks and bantams.
Fruit trees, garden sculpture and pottery for sale. Demonstrations of garden irrigation systems. BBQ lunches
Notes 17 Schimke Rd, Rosevale 10am-4.30pm $10.00
April     Saturday 11 and Sunday 12
Pattison Rare Plant Garden Click here
Pattison Rare Plant Garden
One of Australia's largest collections of native ferns and variegated plants, artistically displayed not only in the ground but on trees and rocks. Vivid foliage plants, staghorns, elkhorns, calatheas, brugmansias, bromeliads and orchids. A plant-lover's heaven sheltering beneath huge rainforest trees
Notes 447 Miles Platting Rd, Rochedale 10am-4.30pm $8.00
Joncia Gardens Click here
Joncia Gardens
Dazzling, award-winning garden developed on a gentle slope and influenced by many cultures. A superb must-see vegetable patch, small furnished cottage, summerhouse, rainforest, Japanese garden and oriental bridge. Native area with 'Little Bush Chapel'. Gorgeous roses, lily ponds, tropical plantings.

Visit their website
Notes 39-63 Derby Rd, Logan Reserve 10am-4.30pm $10.00
Riverwalk Gardens Click here
Riverwalk Gardens
A bright tropical entrance leads into a variety of landscapes. Five terraces descend along a cool rainforest path past a large dam with water lilies and grasses and on to a saltwater creek. Cacti and succulents thrive in a dry garden area, and a fernery features large specimens.
Garden tours at 10.30am and 1.30pm. Display of vintage engines
Notes 58 Enkleman Rd, Yatala 10am-4.30pm $8.00
Royal Palms Click here
Royal Palms
An impressive avenue of Cuban Royal palms leads into a stunning garden showcasing subtropical foliage plants. Beneath a remnant rainforest canopy, lawn terraces hold wide borders of plants giving year-round colour and interest. Mature trees and palms protect bromeliads, bamboos, heliconias, agaves and grasses. Dramatic escarpment views.
Studio and kiln open for viewing; pottery for sale; advice on the basics of pottery.
Notes 192 Mons Rd, Buderim 10am-4.30pm $10.00
Moore's Putt-Putt Golf Garden Click here
Moore's Putt-Putt Golf Garden
The back of the garden has been transformed into a mini golf course - but with a difference! The area has been divided into countries, with each hole featuring plantings from the country belonging to it: Egyptian, Dutch, African, French and Australian. Sandstone-retained beds of roses, shrubs and perennials.
Notes 19 Daniel St, Pittsworth 9am-dusk $7.00
CANCELLED OPENING
Barn Hill
Helidon Spa
April     Monday 13
Pattison Rare Plant Garden Click here
Pattison Rare Plant Garden
One of Australia's largest collections of native ferns and variegated plants, artistically displayed not only in the ground but on trees and rocks. Vivid foliage plants, staghorns, elkhorns, calatheas, brugmansias, bromeliads and orchids. A plant-lover's heaven sheltering beneath huge rainforest trees
Notes 447 Miles Platting Rd, Rochedale 10am-4.30pm $8.00
April     Saturday 18 and Sunday 19
Gardonia Garden Click here
Gardonia Garden
A spacious garden of huge diversity features good collections of magnolias, camellias and natives linked by extensive pathways, bridges and steps. An attractive rainforest area is filled with gingers, heliconias, bromeliads, palms and cordylines. Clever terracing accommodates more tropical cottage plants. Vine-covered arches; vegetable garden; nut and fruit orchard.
Devonshire teas. Quirky Creatures statues
Notes 58 Gardonia Place, Albany Creek 10am-4.30pm $10.00
Kerryville Gardens Click here
Kerryville Gardens
A delightful garden alive with the vibrant colour and perfume of gorgeous roses, hibiscus, bromeliads and arbours festooned in bougainvilleas, dipladenia, antigonon and stephanotis. Ponds crossed with bridges and edged with willows, dietes and lomandra. Palms and tropical foliage give a tranquil ambience.
Notes 744 Beachmere Rd, Beachmere 10am-4.30pm $7.00
April     Wednesday 22
The Orchid Man
EVENT & BOOKING DETAILS >
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The Orchid Man
Do you have a fear of caring for your very precious orchids? Would you love to know more about how to grow and maintain them? Ken Unsworth is a renowned orchid grower, judge and long-time member of the Queensland Native Orchid Society, and he'll show you how to care for, repot and propagate them. As he says, 'It's easy!' Enjoy morning tea with Ken in his garden, followed by a tour of his orchid greenhouses where everything is in full bloom
Notes Belmont Bookings Essential $48.00
April     Saturday 25 and Sunday 26
Montville Macadamery Click here
Montville Macadamery
Surrounding the 1926 former home of noted Queensland novelist Eleanor Dark is a stunning and generous garden of mature semi-tropical plantings, shady poincianas, frangipanis and palms. Deep purple bougainvillea topiary is a dramatic set-piece. Rainforest garden with meandering boardwalk; new dam area.
Notes 41 Mill Hill Rd, Montville 10am-4.30pm $8.00
The Shambles Click here
The Shambles
Steeped in history and sitting beautifully in the rural landscape, this glorious rambling family garden is textured, aromatic, colourful and full of surprises. Paths weave past mature ornamental shrubs, flowering camellias, pieris, michelias and viburnums. Hardy salvias, herbs, heritage roses and cottage favourites.

Visit their website
Notes 85 Western Ave, Montville 10am-4.30pm $8.00
Williamson garden Click here
Williamson garden
This well-designed park-like garden features a huge selection of vigorous hardy plants, many of them propagated on site. Beautifully maintained lawns, garden beds, hedges, formal rose garden and orchards. Avocado trees shelter lush subtropical plantings; flourishing vegetable garden; spectacular views of green valleys and the coast.
Notes 321 Western Ave, Montville 10am-4.30pm $8.00


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