Perennial Hill - Last Opening!

Mittagong, NSW, 2575

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This is your last chance to see Perennial Hill - one of the most popular gardens on My Open Garden over the past 5 years. Owners Craig and Julie are opening one last time before reluctantly selling their property. This one acre garden grows many rare and unusual plants, creating a garden of immense beauty and tranquility. The garden is divided into a series of rooms with different themes and contrasting styles which include magnificent dry-stone walls and unique poplar 'hurdles'.

Open Garden Dates/Times

SeptemberTuesday 24 to Monday 30 10:00AM - 4:00PM
OctoberTuesday 01 to Monday 07 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $8

Children 16 & under free.
Seniors $7

Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Trip hazards

Location & Contact Info

  • 1 Nero Street.
  • Mittagong, NSW, 2575

Local Climate Zone: 8-9 - Cool Temperate to Alpine

Summer avg. Max: 24°C Winter avg. Min: 2°C
Avg Frost Days:59
Annual Rainfall avg: 935mm. Summer avg. 268mm.
No. of rainy days: 48 Winter avg. 175mm.

Also open on Tue, 24 September 2019

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Garden Guide

We commenced construction of the garden in 2001. Although we didn't have a 'master plan' we knew we'd be able to create an interesting garden due to the slope of the 1 acre block.

There were some existing eucalypts on the proper ...

The Cottage Garden

The Cottage Garden in Summer.

The Flower Walk

Enjoy a stroll down this garden path!

The Perennial 'Island'

The 'Island' is an abundance of colour in Summer!

The Perennial 'Island'

Another 'sneak peek' of the Island.....

The Parterre

Just can't get enough of those Coneflowers!

Visitor Comments

Dear Julie and Craig, a short note to thank you for sharing your beautiful garden with us on Sunday. As gardeners of an acre garden we discovered that we could do so much more with the space we have, your garden is an inspiration.Thank you once again and hopefully we will get the opportunity to visit your garden again in March. P & K
Karin - January 2019
Lovely - plenty of colour, although the summer flowers aren't out yet it was still a visual feast.
Kirsten - November 2018
We visited this garden today and were amazed at its contents from giant trees to wonderful conifers, to poppies,pansies and paeonies, and almost everything in between. Absolutely beautiful, friendly welcome and plants for sale! Julie n Keith Nov. 2018
Julie - November 2018
We traveled from Canberra just to visit this garden as we had heard that it was worth a visit. It certainly was! There were so many 'ooh' and 'aah' moments. Plans have already been made to return in Spring.
Jan - March 2018
...only wish that this beautiful garden was open until Sunday April 8! Our group always travel the distance to the Southern Highlands to visit Bundanoon is Brigadoon (always on a Saturday). We are always dismayed that so very few locals ignore the influx of visitors to the area...who have a free Sunday...and would LOVE to see more gardens/village fetes/Sunday Markets in the area.
Margaret - March 2018

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