The Family Garden

Saturday 21 January, 2023 to
Sunday 22 January, 2023

10.00am - 4.30pm

Entry: $10 Adults/$6 Students /Under 18 free

  • Tickets can be booked and pre-paid online via TryBooking. You can also pay on the day. 
  • Sustainable practices are important to OGV, therefore where possible please either print your own garden notes or save them for viewing on your mobile device.

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Garden Notes

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The Family Garden experiments with colour, movement and form and it is set in a paddock on a hill, on a small farm exposed to the coastal elements.

The owners call it a garden for their family, to have fun with plants to experiment and indulge their interests. It isn’t a designed garden or a garden designed to impress. It’s messy and wild and combines some unusual plants. It is a bee garden, a habitat garden, a garden for food production, and chooks and many immature trees. It's a pure delight to enjoy.

There will be a Global Gardens of Peace Stand and Nobbies View Nursery and Merricks Nursery will also be selling plants on both days. Jac Semmler will be selling her book: Superbloom: a Field Guide to Flowers for Every Gardener on the Sunday.

Some of the proceeds will be donated to The Global Gardens of Peace

Please note: there is parking onsite and there be will a volunteer directing traffic. Also, most of the paths are a bit rough for wheelchair access, but there are a few areas that are manageable.

Find out more via @jofergusongardens. This garden appeared on Gardening Australia and in The Age. Also, read an interview with Jo Ferguson here.

The Family Garden is located on the lands of the Bunurong people. Open Gardens Victoria wish to acknowledge the Traditional custodians and we pay respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.

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