Open Garden Details

Hillside Garden

21 Picton Street, Sebastopol 3356

Opening Information

Saturday 29 April and Sunday 30 April 2017

10.00am - 4.30pm

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


This suburban block is a wonderful example of how a garden can be created from a very challenging site. It is set on a north-facing steep slope, and utilises a number of tiers and a boardwalk to bring visitors on a journey through a delightful mix of deciduous trees, perennials and succulents. Many of the plantings are used in local floral arts displays. A large deck gives visitors a chance to have a bird’s-eye view over the garden.

There will also be plants and floral art for sale.

The opening is supporting the E.W.Tipping Foundation. See


You may be interested to know that Stephen Ryan is giving a talk on a range of topics at The Soil Yard, 426 Sutton Street, Delacombe, on Sunday 30 April at 1.30 pm - in conjunction with the Ballarat Floral Art annual display.


You may also like to visit Cameron House, 514 Humffray Street South, Golden Point, Ballarat which is also one of our Open Gardens this weekend.



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

21 Picton Street, Sebastopol 3356