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George Tindale Gardens

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by Kathie Thomas (subscribe)
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Published July 6th 2013
This was probably one of the first gardens we came across, when regularly visiting the area in 2009, as we were house hunting for a small acreage and home. We had to wait for the open inspection time so drove around a few streets to get a feel for the area and came across this garden. It was Autumn time and so the tree leaves were turning colour.

It was views like this pathway below that heightened the senses about the area into which we were about to move.

Autumn Pathway
Autumn Pathway at George Tindale Gardens

The Dandenong Ranges is known for its Autumn colours and certainly puts on quite a display.

Autumn at George Tindale Gardens
Autumn at George Tindale Gardens

A small garden in comparison to some others in the ranges (only 3.3 ha), it still has a great deal to offer and view, providing places to sit down, have picnics, for children to run around, or just wander along the pathways.

I love to walk along looking at the plant and bush displays, the occasional statue, the way that flowers pop here and there, and the general peaceful solitude of the place.

This is a place you can push prams around or wheelchairs so that those who would normally miss out, can enjoy such a beautiful garden.

And if you're prepared to get down to ground level you can see some lovely sights that normally would get missed by most.

Small mushroom
Small mushroom

George Tindale Garden is open 10am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day and there is no charge on entering.
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Where: Sherbrooke Road, Sherbrooke, Victoria
Your Comment
Inspiring photos, Kathie - I love autumn colours!
by Julie Mundy (score: 3|1747) 3399 days ago
Katie reading your tips about George Tindale gardens from 2009 and it got me thinking; I might take a drive.
It also got me thinking, did you end up buying in the Dandenong Ranges. If so, where? And would you recommend? And did you stay?
Curious Karen x
by karen (score: 0|9) 2127 days ago
Tindale's was designed to have all year colour and can be visited each season to see something different. Meryll
by Rainy Day lady (score: 1|68) 920 days ago
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