Visit Brendan's Dry Spell Gardens

Australia's Open Garden Scheme: Gardening for the Future.

As part of Australia's Open Garden Scheme, you can visit some of Brendan Moar's garden designs as seen in the LifeStyle Channel series Dry Spell Gardening

Entry into the gardens is only $6.00 and Children are admitted free. Australia's Open Garden Scheme is a not-for-profit organisation and has donated $980 000 to community projects around Australia and over four million dollars has been donated to charities and other causes by its garden owners.

Brendan himself will be in attendance at the gardens and all the dates and times are listed below for your convenience, so why not drop by to see how the gardens have developed, be inspired for ideas for your garden or simply to say hello.

N.S.W Gardens
Gardens are open on the 22nd and 23rd May 2010 from 10am-4.30pm.

Kristie & Simon’s garden, 17 Dallwood St, Epping
Designed by Brendan Moar, free form shapes complement the 1950s house. A ‘floating’ succulent cage, carved hebel and clipped box form a serpent winding through stone flagging. A dry river bed and world's coolest clothes line. Also feature. Succulents, grasses and native shrubs are framed by a large old Japanese maple.
Brendan Moar will be in the garden on Saturday from 2pm to 3.30pm.
Click here to see photos of the garden

Vera & Paul’s garden, 76 Renwick St, Marrickville
This contemporary Australian backyard designed by Brendan Moar has a series of spaces and structures that reference the Greek and Italian gardens in the area. See a grape vine-covered steel pergola and veggie garden, flowering dwarf eucalypts, olive trees and an abundance of flowering natives and exotics.
Brendan Moar will be in the garden on Saturday from 10am to 11.30am.
Click here to see photos of the garden

Lynne & Grahame’s garden, 65 Watson St, Bondi
Landscape Designer Brendan Moar has created a playful contemporary space around existing trees. Large corten hoops mark the transition from entertaining zone to upper garden with carved hebel ‘dinosaur egg’ seats. A grassy knoll has been created from artificial grass. Clipped plants are balanced by natives, succulents and other plantings.
Brendan Moar will be in the garden on Sunday from 10am to 11.30am.
Click here to see photos of the garden

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Australia’s Open Garden Scheme - Gardening for the Future
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