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Gardens & Nurseries

Heaven for plant and garden lovers

Open gardens & nurseries in the Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges is a garden lovers dream. Our climate and rich, volcanic soils have provided the ultimate conditions for growing stunning gardens. From Duneira Estate’s famed bluebell-lined drive on Mt Macedon, to the annual Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival – our plants and gardens are celebrated and enjoyed in numerous ways.

Open gardens

Our region is known for historic gardens, with a number open to the public during festivals. Forest Glade Gardens in Mount Macedon village is one of the more famous gardens and is open to the public most days of the year.

Mount Macedon Tours also runs small group private tours of historic Mount Macedon gardens.

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forest glade

Forest Glade Gardens in Mount Macedon

Botanic gardens

Enjoy a stroll or a family picnic in our picturesque botanic gardens. Visit Gisborne, Malmsbury and Kyneton for a trip down memory lane.

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Malmsbury Botanic Gardens

Garden nurseries

From Riddells Creek to Woodend, Macedon to Tylden, you are spoilt for choice by our wonderful nurseries. Forget about the mass hardware store-style nurseries – in the Macedon Ranges you will experience a good-old fashioned nursery stocked with quality and variety.

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