A treat for every green thumb

The Creswick Garden Lovers Weekend has become an anticipated event on every garden lover’s calendar. Now in it’s fifth year, this community event is organanised by Business & Tourism Creswick Inc who channel all profits back into local Creswick projects. The Creswick Garden Lovers Weekend brings together a dedicated group of amateur gardeners and creative green thumbs who open their gardens to the public just once a year. The event showcases private and well known gardens and celebrates the skills of passionate gardeners in and around Creswick.

Visit and enjoy six diverse private gardens and chat with their creators, including country gardens, backyard and courtyard gardens.  Visit outstanding and iconic commercial gardens and nurseries, including: Bells Water Gardens, Brenlissa Nursery, Creswick Nursery in Miss Northcott’s Garden, Lambley Gardens & Nursery, Maze House, Newlyn Antiques & Cottage Garden Nursery, Overwrought Sculpture Garden & Gallery, and Spring Park Nursery. There’s also the Creswick Garden Club’s Flower Show at the Town Hall; café and self-guided tours around the gardens of John Curtin Aged Care; Ballarat Bonsai Society’s exhibition, demonstrations and sales at the Creswick Primary School Hall, and much more.

Entry is $5 per garden, children free. Tickets can be purchased on the day at the Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street, where maps can also be collected. You can book online trybooking.com/402818. For more visit creswick.net or find “Creswick Garden Lovers Weekend” on Facebook and Instagram.

Mica Grange