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Karwarra Australian Plant Garden, Kalorama - Guests meet here from 9:00 am for a 10.00 am departure.

The gardens featured on this day include:

Joost Bakker, Monbulk - A champion of sustainability, his garden is modern and well thought out. Joost will share his experiences as it evolved and continues to grow into the surrounding landscape.

Kenloch, Olinda -  Exquisite Spring garden with a long history in the Dandenong Ranges, both as a wedding and function venue and now a private residence.

For lunch we will take in the stunning views over Ferny Creek Horticultural Society's acreage while enjoying a Gourmet Picnic Lunch provided.

Ferny Creek Horticultural Society, Kallista - Expansive lawns sweep past banks of colourful Azalea, Rhododendrons, Pacific Coast Iris and more, with views of the nearby hills and The Great Dividing Range in the distance.

Highways, Sassafras - Magnificent deciduous trees are a feature of this 1.5-acre rambling hills garden surrounding the beautiful English- style house, with a huge gabled roof. Paths encourage exploration of shady woodland areas which open onto mixed borders planted out for year-round interest.

Karwarra Australian Plant Garden, Kalorama - Guests return to Karwarra for a glass of wine and hors-d'oeuvres before retiring to their own accommodation or making their way home.

Day 8: Picnic in the Park

Saturday 27 October 2018  |  $215

9am to 5pm

Secret Gardens of the Dandenong Ranges
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17-20 & 24-27 October 2018