Welcome to Open Gardens Victoria

OGV was launched in 2015 and is a not-for-profit organisation that opens beautiful private gardens for the community to enjoy. We actively promote the benefits of gardens and gardening and support horticultural, educational and community projects through our Giving program. Some of the proceeds from our garden openings are donated to various charities, of a garden owners choice.

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Our Giving Program

Applications Now Closed!

Did you know that Open Gardens Victoria has an annual Giving Program? If you have a horticultural project in mind that falls within one of our giving arms (Education, Wellness, Innovation, Community, and Sustainability), require funding, and meet our stated criteria, up to $10K can be applied for. Applications will open again in 2024.

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NEW OGV Student Pass

Our new OGV Student Pass is now available for all tertiary students.

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Open Gardens Victoria MIFGS Student Design Competition Winner

News - 29 January 2024

We have a winner for our MIFGS Student Design Competition – Congratulations Sarah McLauchlan!

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What's On

Sat 2 - Sun 3 March, 2024

The Barwitian Garden 2024

Barwite (located 10 mins from Mansfield)
Sat 16 - Sun 17 March, 2024

Jenny's Garden

Sat 23 - Sun 24 March, 2024

Light and Shade 2024

Sat 23 - Sun 24 March, 2024

Sculpture and Shade 2024

East Malvern

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