Apr 21, 2014

3 Stunning Private Country Gardens in Victoria

Neerim

Experience a different way of life in one of the most picturesque towns in the Gippsland region. On the doorstep to the Baw Baw National Park, this tourist town is the perfect stopover for holiday makers on their way to the ski fields or for travellers in search of galleries and boutique B&Bs amidst breathtaking scenery.

3 private gardens will be opened to public on the weekend of 26th and 27th April, 2014.  It is time to take our family to enjoy a country scenery with gardens.

Janalli, an exceptionally well-designed garden landscaped and planted on a grand scale. A 60-metre rose arbour leads to terraces of massed roses and perennials, and a parkland of exotic species borders landscaped lakes. Glorious autumn foliage. Large formal Japanese garden; Australian plant area; potager, citrus grove, small vineyard and nut walk.

Entry to the garden is $8 per adult, children are free.  Janalli will be open between 10am - 4:30 pm. Dogs are allowed on leash (Janalli garden only), has pram and wheelchair access, refreshments and toilets.

285 Wagners Rd, Neerim South



Picardy, a French Provincial-style rammed earth house and barn are framed by an intricate and extensive garden. Happy combinations of flowers and foliage include billowing beds of perennials and roses. Crabapple and dogwood walks, formal rose garden, sunken herb garden. Orchard with old apple varieties.

Entry to the garden is $7 per adult, children are free. Picardy will be open between 10am - 4:30pm. Refreshments will be available as will toilets. This garden is also pram and wheelchair accessible.

420 Wagners Rd, Neerim South




Tall Timbers, A tranquil retreat where exotic plantings merge seamlessly with the surrounding native forest. Paths lined with ferns and shrubs sheltered by beautiful maples, beeches, ashes and oaks in glorious autumn colour. Landscaped creek and series of large pools linked by cascades. Bush walk.

Tall Timbers will have refreshments for sale along with homemade jam to take home. This garden is also pram and wheelchair friendly, has toilets and picnic tables. Parents must supervise children especially near the water.

Entry to the garden is $7.  This garden is open between 10am- 4:30pm.

3560 Yarra Junction - Noojee Rd, Piedmont 



Other Attractions
  • Toorongo Falls -  It is just outside of the Noojee township, they are spectacular and well worth the short walk to get to them.
  • Noojee Trestle Bridge

Plan to stay over
Information extracted from weekendnotes.com
More information can be found at Open Garden Australia.

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