Truly escape the buzz of the city, just for the weekend and head out for Creative Harvest - Open Garden Weekend. It'll undoubtedly be great for your mind, body, and soul, and fill you with inspiration. Go ahead and have an adventure from 10am to 4pm over the weekend of 22-23 January 2022. Take family and friends with you. The more the merrier for this little weekend jaunt. Visit 13 flourishing food gardens and discover ideas for creating your own thriving veggie patch. Catch up with inspirational artists and creatives along the way as you immerse yourself in exquisite gardens that showcase stunning blends of natural and cultivated beauty. Get your ticketst here to multiple or single gardens. Children aged 17 and under are FREE. For more details, get the FAQs here. Stay in touch via Facebook.
Not only do the host gardeners share their patch of paradise with visitors for the weekend, but they also have wonderful creatives ready to make you smile and show you how and why they work, Engage with an (almost) A to Z of amazing creatives, depending on how many gardens you visit. There's a beekeeper and a winemaker and nearly everyone in between, including jam makers, jewellers, mosaic makers, painters, printmakers, sculptors, and more. Over thirty gifted Gippsland artists and producers will show and sell their work in the region's loveliest secret gardens. Graham Duell is not only opening his garden, he's sharing his wood and steel sculpture-making skills with you. His sculptures are specially for gardens and often have a sustainability message and he is looking forward to showing you how he creates these.
Rosalie from Love in a Jar is showing people how to turn excess fruit into jams and pastes and Ros from Jindigo Naturals will share how she turned her passion for all-natural goats milk into a safe beauty and health product. The Wandin Blacksmiths will be chatting about how you can repair your garden tools and how they create plants and flowers in steel. Discover the rest of the creatives here. This is an unforgettable Creative Harvest packed with surprises, inspiration, and joy. Don't miss it!