VIC­TO­RIA

Country Style - - A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY -

Scots­man’s Hill and Brock­le­bank Gar­dens, April 7th–8th Scots­man’s Hill is a young gar­den es­tab­lished on the site of an old quarry, with plants cas­cad­ing down gar­den slopes and stun­ning views of the Mace­don Ranges. Es­tab­lished trees pro­vide shade, while stone from the site are used in rock walls. Lot 4, 79 Wedge Street, Kyne­ton. Nearby, Brock­le­bank gar­den will fea­ture ma­ture trees in au­tumn fo­liage, com­ple­mented by swathes of Amer­i­can prairie-style plant­ings of or­na­men­tal grasses. A curved teu­crium hedge bor­ders the veg­etable gar­den and fruit or­chard, with views of the sur­round­ing coun­try­side. 12 Brock­le­bank Drive, Kyne­ton. Gar­dens open 10am–4.30pm, en­try $8, and kids free. 0472 997 880; open­gar­densvic­to­ria.org.au

Brock­le­bank gar­den in Kyne­ton, Vic­to­ria, is spec­tac­u­lar with golden fo­liage at this time of year.

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