Gairloch Garden

Oberon, NSW, 2787

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Gairloch Garden is a cold climate garden that is presented as a series of themed areas. This is achieved with the extensive use of hedging and timber and masonry trellises. Water is featured in many parts of the garden. Other features include a croquet lawn, mirrors, garden chess, walk-through fernery, sunken garden, metal garden art, fireplace and a variety of terracing. Animals provide an added interest in the garden with a number of avairies, several breds of poultry, and 3 very friendly dogs

Open Garden Dates/Times

Sunday, 21 October 2018 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Saturday, 27 October 2018 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Sunday, 28 October 2018 9:30AM - 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $5

Children accompanying parents free

Warning: Water in the garden

Location & Contact Info

  • 27 Blenheim Ave.
  • Oberon, NSW, 2787

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

Summer avg. Max: 28°C Winter avg. Min: 2°C
Avg Frost Days:54
 
Annual Rainfall avg: 797mm. Summer avg. 236mm.
No. of rainy days: 50 Winter avg. 135mm.

Also open on Sat, 27 October 2018

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Garden Guide

Gairloch Garden is centred on structures and thematic 'rooms'. The design has focused on levelling and terracing various areas of our gently sloping block/s. This has included a croquet lawn, water courses/river, partitioning using a variety of techn ...

Water Features

Numerous water features exist in the garden and provide a sense of movement and sound in the garden. Features include a high flow river and meandering stream, water blade, wine barrel, overflowing buckets, dripping chain and water curtain.

Mirror Features

Two mirror features provide increased depth and perspective to the garden.

Games Areas

Recreational areas within the garden include garden chess and a croquet lawn.

Autumn Colours

Autumn is a magical time in the garden with the changing colours of numerous japanese maples, ornamental grape, boston ivy, and the claret and golden ashes.
Spring is equally as colourful with masses of Alpine Phlox in October together with numerous blossom trees, including a thirty year old Mt. Fuji cherry tree and white flowering May (spirea) hedges.

Trellises

The garden is divided into many 'rooms' with timber trellises, masonry walls and hedges.

Visitor Comments

This garden is absolutely amazing, every nook & cranny is packed with beautiful surprises, Meg & Peter are certainly a very creative couple' the garden is a credit to you both. Thank you for shareing it with us. Tony & Chris - April 2017
Christine - April 2017
The very best small garden I have ever seen. I return each year to again be delighted by it. Congratulations to the owners who created such a paradise. Ventry.
Anthea - October 2016
Exceptional , magnificent, well constructed garden
Brenda - November 2015

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