Gardivalia Festival of Gardens

Warragul, VIC, 3820

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Festival of Gardens, Gardivalia showcases many different and beautiful gardens in the West Gippsland region of Warragul, Drouin and surrounding villages and rural areas. This is an annual event with many gardens open during the last two weeks of October. Gardens are located on a map for ease of planning a tour and a program is available for viewing and download on our website: www.gardivalia.com.au . We look forward to seeing you and we know you will enjoy your visit to our splendid gardens.

Event Dates/Times

Saturday, 19 October 2019 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday, 20 October 2019 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday, 26 October 2019 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday, 27 October 2019 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $5

Most gardens are $5 x 1 ticket entry
Some gardens are $10 x 2 ticket entry with Concessions for Seniors and pensioners.
Children free.
Tickets are purchased at the gardens and 5 tickets can be purchased for $20 and available online through www.gardivalia.com.au
For mid-week openings require group bookings or bus groups, dates shown on the program.

Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces

Location & Contact Info

  • Princes Highway
  • Warragul, VIC, 3820

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Over 30 Australian native food plants

Peppermint Ridge Farm grows native food plants as part of an established kitchen garden which feature in their cafe. Open for morning/afternoon tea and lunch.

Beekeeping Demonstrations

Gumview is a beautiful garden that specialises in Clivias, Peonies and many other plants and trees. There will be plants for sale and Irene will answer your questions.

This garden will have Bill who is a Master Beekeeper demonstrating, talking and answering questions about beekeeping. He will have a frame of bees behind glass so that you can see the bees working away but you are quite safe. See the program for times and days.

How to make floral arrangements

Allambee Flower Farm has 25 acres of terraces supplying year round Waratah, Erica, Proteas and many more plus exotics and orchids. Orchids and cut flowers for sale.

Florist demonstrations, make your own floral display. See program for times. Program is on the Gardivalia website. Walking shoes recommended.

Rare Perennial Plants Collection

Country Farm Perennials is a beautiful garden of 2 1/2 acres showcasing many of the unusual and rare plants that are for sale in the nursery. It is an inspirational and wistful garden to wander around, situated in the stunning countryside of Nayook. Refreshments and toilets available. Free Entry

Artists in the Garden

Both Tranquillity and Lillico Siding will have artists in the garden. The picture is of Jane's work. See our website for details on these artists and what they create.

Lillico Siding is a large rambling garden with dry stone walls and rose arbours. Whereas Tranquillity is a small garden in town, showing what can be done in a small space.

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