Nannup Flower and Garden Festival Open Gardens 2018

All gardens accept cash only.
All gardens will have signs and flags, please take a map with you – do not rely on GPS

Any talks noted are included in the entry fee.

All Gardens are open for the duration of the festival (Thursday – Sunday) from 10am – 4pm daily, unless otherwise stated.

 Download the Map and gardens descriptions HERE

For Info on Southern Forest Honey and Jarrah Glen Farm tours, CLICK HERE

 

RIVERVIEW 5699 Vasse Hwy (over the bridge north towards Busselton)

Check out the view of the Blackwood River from Riverview!

Featuring beautiful vistas of the magnificent Blackwood River, this is a drought tolerant native garden sitting atop the river and right at the entrance to Nannup. Multiple level terraces take you on a journey along the riverbank are planted with a range of local indigenous species. You will be able to see hardenbergia in flower, hakea and acacia.

Special Highlight – Hear the stories of the river and its plants with Josh Whiteland on Friday 17th at 10.30am

No toilet. Bring walking stick as there are steps and levels. Parking available

Entry: $5 inclusive of morning or afternoon tea. Proceeds to Nannup Historical Society and Friends of the Foreshore. Within walking distance of town.
Owners: Neville and Val Tanner Phone 9756 1863

 

TANJANERUP – 3734 Balingup Road. (3km from Nannup)

”Tanjanerup” a place to stop and rest. This homestead resting in a bend of the Blackwood River is surrounded by garden and overlooks an orchard of very old orange trees which date back to the early 1900’s.

We invite you to wander through our peaceful setting noting the rooms created by plantings of hedges of philadelphus and portwine magnolias. Bulbs scattered throughout the garden are a feature at this time of year. Bus turnaround, ample parking, toilet facilities. Group bookings welcome. Morning and afternoon teas – donations. 

Light lunches available. Fruit and plants for sale. Bric a brac stall.

Entry: $4 All proceeds to the Busselton Croquet Club.

Special Highlight- Growing Mushrooms at Home a talk by Steve Wood on Sunday 18th at 10.30am.

Owners: Sandra and David Dunnet. 9756 1181 

 

BIRDS PARADISE – 2521 Balingup Road

A large garden sheltered by tall trees with meandering steps and footpaths dotted with artwork. A large deck juts out into the sloping garden with views of a large body of water which blends with the overall design. The garden is very free form with sculptures and art in themed rooms.

Please wear walking shoes as the ground is uneven. Toilet and Parking available.

Entry: Gold Coin Donation

 

GULLYFOOT 2385 Balingup Rd, (East of Nannup 15 kms opposite Beyonderup Falls Adult Retreat.

A blend of native and exotic plants, especially shrubs and trees with spring bulbs flowering, this garden is attractive for its variety. What most visitors best enjoy is its situation under the steep rise of rocky hillside to Beyonderup Falls (which may be running!) and relaxing on the verandah with refreshment to watch the colorful wild birds coming in close to feed.

Entry: $4 Gold Coin donation for refreshments, plant & seed sales in support of One Family Cambodia Village Water & bikes)

Owners: Jenny & Brian de Garis 9756 2085

 

THE ENCHANTED GARDEN AT RAINBOWS END 5 Forrest St opposite the Bowling Club 
Open all Festival during daylight hours.

This is a town garden quirky and interesting surrounding one of Nannup’s classic one-hundred-year-old timber cottages. Centrally located with a recently created Enchanted Garden so follow the path and see some of the interesting artistic creations.

Special Highlight- Beneficial Insects Talk by Bob Longmore on Thursday 16th at 11.30am

Entry: $2  – Children Free.   

Owners: Joan Smith and Ros Thompson 97561898 

 

HOLBERRY HOUSE – 14 Grange Rd   visit the website

Four acres of majestic river gums form the canopy that protects these tranquil gardens.  Roses, camellias, rhododendrons and bulbs frame the sculptures that are exhibited in the lower gardens as part of the Holberry Sculpture Walk. Plant sales at front gate, toilets available.  Dogs permitted on lead. Parking on Grange Rd.  Entry $4 Part proceeds assist community garden projects  

Special Highlight- Talk Soil and Gut Health Nurturing the Microbes by Steve Wood on Saturday 17th at 1.30pm 

Entry: $4 per person – Picnics welcome. No dogs. Parking on Grange Rd.
Owners: Chris and Louise Stokes Phone 9756 1276

 

COMMUNITY FOOD GARDENS – Lot 38 Grange Road

OPEN ALL FESTIVAL Come and wander around the local Community Garden lovingly cared for by members of the community. See the variety of vegetables and flowers growing happily together.

 

HEMSWORTH GARDEN– 34 North Street – Only open Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th 10am to 2pm. 

Town Garden with a mixture of native and ornamental trees and shrubs, planted alongside annuals and a veggie patch. An ancient Paperbark tree sits on the front verge and down the side is a topiary privet hedge.

Entry: Gold coin donation to Nannup School P & C.

Owners: Peter & Beryl Hemsworth 9756 0330