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Gardens of Glenlyon (2012)

Gardens of Glenlyon (2012)

WHAT: ‘Gardens of Glenlyon’ will give people the opportunity to see our beautiful part of the world and explore a range of gardens, from formal home gardens to rambling bush estates.

Seven gardens are available for viewing between the hours of 10am - 4pm:

Doll's Paddock 

Striking newly established landscaped garden in town. Established trees, fishpond, watercourse and rhyll, sloping garden beds and lawns to the river zone. Rich volcanic soil, heavy prevailing winds, frost.

 

Crosspatch II 

Property deep in the forest. Large rambling garden on the river. English and Tuscan style, with roses, patio, vineyard, organic veggies and orchard.  Silt/clay soils, heavy winds and severe frosts.

 

My Garden 

Charming "old world" town garden. Mature trees, specialist roses, rambling paths. Rich volcanic soil.  The challenges faced are floods and drought,  heavy winds, severe frosts and revitalising an old garden.

 

The Farm of Dan and Pam Harris 

Smalll mixed farm with very pretty large garden and beautiful views, Pigs, chooks, goats, turkeys, large organic veggie patch. Goats cheese and ice cream sold at farm gate. Rich volcanic soils; heavy emphasis on recycling waste.  Strong winds and severe frosts.

 

Mrs Gooch's Garden 

Five year old one-acre garden, mature trees, new native windbreak, roses, herbaceous borders, orchard, raised veggie beds, propagation area, growing on paddock.  Rich volcanic soil, searing winds, frost, very exposed site.

 

"Vizla Lak" 

Secluded forest property with picturesque dam and garden. Fire-safe property. Raised veggie beds, propagation house, chicken barn, large orchard.  Land for Wildlife status.  Heavy clay soil, frost, heavy winds.

 

Greenlion 

60 acre property sloping down to Loddon River. Delightful meandering two acre garden, large dam, established trees, herb and berry garden, organic veggie patch.  Guided bush walks along the Loddon. JCBee honey sold at the farm gate.  Heavy clay/slate soils, strong winds, severe frost.

 

VENUE:
Glenlyon Shire Hall and surrounding gardens (as above)
Barkly Street
Glenlyon, Vic 3461

CONTACT DETAILS: Jill Teschendorf 03 5348 7947

MORE INFO:  glenlyon.vic.au and gardensofglenlyon.blogspot.com