Tall Timbers

Piedmont, VIC, 3833

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Be enthused and entranced by the beautiful award-winning gardens of TALL TIMBERS in all their splendour. Enjoy the natural bush setting with many exotic trees and shrubs around water features such as a creek, cascade and ponds - the inspiration of owner Olwyn who was the state winner of the ABC Gardener of the Year award. We suggest you allow 2 hours to view the garden.

Open Garden Dates/Times

Last open October 2019 Check later for future dates

Entry Fee: $10

Children - FREE
The Tall Timbers Gardens can be visited at other times by appointment only. This Spring we are open as part of Gardivalia 2019 - go to their website www.gardivalia.com.au/open-gardens for more information..

Warning: Water in the garden

Location & Contact Info

  • Piedmont, VIC, 3833

Local Climate Zone: 9 - Cool Temperate

Summer avg. Max: 22°C Winter avg. Min: 3°C
Avg Frost Days:44
Annual Rainfall avg: 1631mm. Summer avg. 286mm.
No. of rainy days: 97 Winter avg. 507mm.

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A special place

As you enter the property along the driveway you are greeted with an array of spring flowering garden shrubs, plants, deciduous and eucalyptus trees providing the correct balance for the two peak seasons (Spring and Autumn) to view the garden.

At the front of the property is this lake with an island providing the perfect place to take those reflection photos of the spring tints that surround it on all sides. There is a bridge to the island so you can cross over there to enhance your view of the garden. Adjacent to the lake is an extensive array of ferns mixed with paperbark trees lining the creek you will definitely want to explore.

Midway in the property is this large dam flanked with European deciduous trees (pictured) and a collection of spruce/fir tree varieties planted to complement each other in colour, shape and size. The dam is fed by a creek flowing through the property that has been cleverly used to create a host of water features throughout the extensive gardens. This dam also has an island connected by a bridge for you to explore or just sit and enjoy at your leisure.

Pictured is a delightful pond with a fountain in the middle flanked with an array of spring flowering shrubs, ferns and a sculpture of a young lady adoring the view.  More Info »

Comments from our visitors book ....

What a magnificent garden! We were so lucky to come in autumn . A O - Drouin

Best landscaped water features I have seen when visiting ABC open gardens. K W - Kinglake.

Magnificent! Classy like the New Zealand gardens. You can be most proud!!! D M - Mansfield.

What a treasure. What an amazing vision. What incredible dedication. A & J B - Pakenham.

Beautiful colours, loved all the meandering paths. A garden for all seasons. W family - Warragul.

Visitor Comments

Spectacular garden. Visited in spring: lots of colour in azaleas, rhododendrons, spring flowering bulbs. Wonderful place!
Yola - October 2019

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