Open Garden Details

Ivy Lea

1 Wild Duck Way, Whittlesea, Victoria


Opening Information

Saturday 20 May and Sunday 21 May 2017 

10.00am - 4.30pm

Entry price $8 (U18 free). Students $5


This garden is large, peaceful and ‘country cottage’ in style. It contains many deciduous specimen trees which should be in full Autumn glory, such as Manchurian pear, crab apple, tulip tree, golden elms, pin oaks, five varieties of silver birch, and 12 species of roses.

The garden contains several structures of interest, including a central fountain in a circular driveway, ornate wooden arbor, a train track pathway and an elevated chookhouse. The vegetable garden is sizeable and highly productive.

There will also be:

  • Ice-cream and coffee for sale
  • Cut flowers and local produce for sale
  • Musical performances
The garden opening is supporting the OTIS Foundation


Other activities and places of interest in the local region include:

  • Funfields Water Theme Park, Whittlesea
  • Whittlesea Courthouse
  • Toorourrong Reservoir Park
  • Le Page Homestead at Hawkstowe Picnic Area
  • Yan Yean Reservoir Park



Information and advice on garden visiting


Click here for Garden Notes - Download and Print 

Garden notes are written by the garden owners to describe their garden.
Download and print to bring when you visit the garden. 


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How to find us

1 Wild Duck Way, Whittlesea, Victoria