Local garden identities explain what makes the Macedon Ranges so special

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What’s so special about gardens in the Macedon Ranges?

If you love plants, flowers, gardening and nature, you’ll love the Macedon Ranges. And with four distinct seasons, you’ll want to keep coming back for more.

Here’s what our local garden experts have to say why garden fans flock to this region year after year.

Feeling inspired?

Macedon and Mount Macedon are home to famous open gardens perfect for a stroll or a picnic. Open Gardens Victoria also hold a number of events throughout the region, mainly in autumn and spring.

Have a green thumb? The Macedon Ranges offers a fantastic variety of boutique plant nurseries, including Dicksonia Rare Plants on Mount Macedon, The Garden Tap Nursery in Kyneton and Spring Hill Nursery in Tylden.

Find out more about plant nurseries and open gardens in the Macedon Ranges.

Annual Garden Lovers’ Fair

Every October the annual Garden Lovers’ Fair sets up on the grounds of the magnificent Bolobek gardens. Keep an eye on our What’s On in the Macedon Ranges page for event details.

Garden Lovers Fair

Annual Garden Lovers’ Fair at Bolobek Mount Macedon.

Combine gardens with gastronomy

If good food, wine and gardens sounds like your cup of tea, check out our Gardens and Gastronomy itinerary suggestion for a memorable day. Explore mountain gardens, taste cool climate wines and dine on delicious local produce.

See Gardens and Gastronomy itinerary

Gardens in the Macedon Ranges

A spring stroll in the Macedon Ranges

Enjoy a garden getaway

Immerse yourself in country gardens and book a cosy cottage for a night or two. Check out places to stay in the Macedon Ranges.

Sassind Guesthouse

1. Late spring at Forest Glade Gardens 2. Autumn at Forest Glade Gardens 3. Enjoying spring in the Macedon Ranges
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