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Open Garden at Sunnymeade, Anglesea

0472 997 880

27 - 28 Jan 2018

Sunnymeade, an award winning garden in Anglesea, incorporates extensive drystone walls, a sunken garden, fire pit and sculptures. This is not your ‘traditional’ garden space! The first view is of extraordinary sculptured grass mounds and shrub plantings with a canopy of local Stringybark gums. Stone walls soften level changes around the house, and fields of grasses appear as natural clumps and deliberate lines generating a soft wavy feel.

There is a dramatic display of shrubs clipped into ball shapes. A pistachio tree shades the front door with a living-screen connecting the buildings with the landscape. A delightful Moonah forest has been planted at the back of the garden.

Guest speakers:
Saturday 27 at 3.00pm – Peter Shaw from Ocean Road Landscaping will talk on creating coastal gardens.
Saturday 28 at 3.00pm – Nick Day from Otway Indigenous Nursery will talk on using indigenous plants in the garden.

Refreshments will be available and wine by the glass and take-away from Blakes Estate for sale.

Proceeds from the opening will support Anglesea CFA and Anglesea Men’s Shed

Also opening: Melba, 26 Melba Parade Point Roadnight, Anglesea

Content: Victorian Open Gardens Scheme Incorporated, trading as Open Gardens Victoria

Price & booking

Cost

Type Entry cost
Adult
$12.00 for joint entry to Melba. Free for visitors under 18.
$8.00
Student
$8.00 joint entry to Melba.
$5.00

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Accessibility:

  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance