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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
With summer upon us and the bushfire season underway we strongly recommend that you check your local fire service website prior to travelling to gardens in fire prone areas. Cancellations due to bushfires will be listed here as soon as possible.
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Garden Name

Details & Photo Garden Notes

Address

Hours

Fee

November     Saturday 22 and Sunday 23
Dreamweaver Click here
Dreamweaver
Beautiful creek-side oasis of mature trees and a diverse range of perennials. Garden rooms are defined by murraya and photinia hedges and feature irises, clivias, bromeliads, gardenias and an arbour of petrea. Terraced rainforest garden to creek. Established vegie garden, mature citrus trees and chickens.
Art in the garden
Notes 4 Wararba Cres, Caboolture 9am-4.30pm $10.00
Bunya View Click here
Bunya View
A beautifully designed Australian native garden in full flower includes a mass planting of Kangaroo Paws and a courtyard lined with standard grevilleas. Atrium pond with life-size Spoonbill, pool with waterfall. Winding track lined with natives; rainforest area above a raised serpentine retaining wall. Excellent drainage and rainwater retention measures
Notes 39 Highfields Rd, Highfields 10am-4.30pm $8.00
Grevis-James garden Click here
Grevis-James garden
A romantic country garden designed by Carolyn Robinson. A spring palette of blues, mauves and pinks is set against the greens of trimmed hedges, thriving natives and deciduous trees. Long swag of 'Pinkie' roses; wisteria walkway; attractive gravel garden planted with hardy perennials. Vegetables, berries, stone fruit, chickens.
Photography workshops being run over weekend - pre-booking required. Visit website for details
Notes 321 Townsend Rd, Glen Aplin 10am-4.30pm $7.00
Dunsinane Click here
Dunsinane
A very colourful garden bursting with a diverse range of frost-hardy, cold-climate plants including Viburnum opulus, Cornus sibirica and a medlar. Roses, abutilons, salvias and other perennials in a glorious profusion of colour are complemented by granite rock work. Ornamental grasses edge a delightful pond.
Notes 15 Lock St, Stanthorpe 10am-4.30pm $7.00
November     Saturday 29 and Sunday 30
Cancelled opening
Corniche Gardens
Brookfield
Greenwood Click here
Greenwood
An appealing all-seasons garden with a wide variety of species ranging from cold-hardy to subtropical. Superb mature deciduous specimens include magnolias, crepe myrtles, liquidambars, jacarandas and Japanese maples. Two dedicated gardens of fifty camellias. Cordylines, heliconias, bromeliads, gingers and ferns protected by a canopy of palms.
Notes 50 Greenwood Cres, Samford Valley 10am-4.30pm $10.00
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


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