21 – 23 September 2019 Temenos Retreat Centre The Secret Garden is a magnificent shaded garden that offers surprises of poetry hidden in its leafy corners. Temenos was created as a sacred space where all creatures and all people are welcome. It is one of the McGregor Magic treasures, with guest Botanical artist Geoff Visser […]
21 – 23 September 2019 The Breede Centre 42 Church Street ‘Mandela at Breede’ – an outreach collaboration kindly sponsored by SANBI to feature an experiential educational garden of indigenous plants. The medium of teaching is in the Afrikaans meanings. 3 Church Street JP du Plessis Birdhaven is a large established garden with a 100-year-old […]
21 – 23 September 2019 84 Long Street Carol Murby This garden has an ‘English feel’, although a lot of indigenous plants have been used. Beds have been planted for constant colour, bringing charm and variation. The conservatory and fishpond add an extra dimension of tranquillity. 94 Long Street Leigh Dillingham A beautiful house, for […]
21 – 23 September 2019 McGregor Backpackers 34 Bree Street Geoff and Dorothy Botten The backpackers’ courtyard is where heat meets cool and hard meets soft, in a riotous abundance of colour and texture. Two distinct environments grow harmoniously. It is also home to birds and blue-headed agamas Millstone Pottery 3 Bree Street A must-see […]
21 – 23 September 2019 10 Tindall Street Carey May At Shalimar, artist Carey May exhibits her Greenhouse Collection in her orchard and vegetable garden. First planted in 1856, and re-established by another artist in 1975, this is one of the oldest continuously cultivated gardens in McGregor. Here you can strongly sense artists and gardeners […]
21 – 23 September 2019 14 Darling Street Ulrike Thein Serenity combines a formal balustraded patio with surrounding informal planting of shrubs and trees. Ulrike’s healing wisdom is reflected in joyful plant pockets of the garden. 24 Darling Street Margaret and Bruce Milne This garden was beautifully landscaped by architect owner Bruce. Clever lines are […]
21 – 23 September 2019 53 Meul Street Judy Eccles Farmer Judy is the heart of McGregor’s food gardeners. Ball Straathof exhibit a RAW food garden display and Judy honours her conviction of organic growing and teaches this at local children’s food-garden projects. 60A Meul Street Jenny and Martyn Johnson Le Bonheur’s landscape design perfectly […]
21 – 23 September 2019 The Secret Garden is a magnificent shaded garden that offers surprises of poetry hidden in its leafy corners. Temenos was created as a sacred space where all creatures and all people are welcome. It is one of the McGregor Magic treasures, with guest Botanical artist Geoff Visser at work.
21 – 23 September 2019 Helmuth Ehrenberg and Martin Heiligenschmidt The owners call this experience ‘Honouring David’ after their gardener, who has been encouraged to run with his own creativity in the planting. In addition, First Step Ballet dancers bring their magic into the garden.
21 – 23 September 2019 Lisa and Simon Taylor The Clouds’ End garden was once a rose farm. Due to the difficult drought it has been converted into a water-wise refuge. A large fountain from grey and lei water provides the focal point. Follow the path to marvel at the indigenous wild flower meadow.