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The Garden of St Erth

189 Simmons Reef Rd, Blackwood, Victoria 3458, Australia
+61 3 5368 6514
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Always inspiring

Am a regular visitor - love to observe the seasons and see the life cycle of the perennial garden... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
HikingBear16
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Great garden but a very special cafe

Even though it was winter and many trees bare, the garden was an intriguing place full of interest... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Roger S
,
Bunbury, Australia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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Travellers talk about
“diggers club” (11 reviews)
“cafe on site” (2 reviews)
“walk around” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
189 Simmons Reef Rd, Blackwood, Victoria 3458, Australia
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+61 3 5368 6514
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Am a regular visitor - love to observe the seasons and see the life cycle of the perennial garden. There’s something to be enjoyed no matter the time of year. The nursery is small, but has an interesting selection of heirloom plants. The shop has...More

Thank HikingBear16
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Even though it was winter and many trees bare, the garden was an intriguing place full of interest for genuine gardeners. But the highlight of our visit on a freezing winter's day was the cafe. A small but quality menu of proper food. We enjoyed...More

Thank Roger S
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Dropped in to St.Erth in Blackwood. We bought a fair amount of goods here. Noticed that the price that is scanned is not what they charge. We picked up a wasabi plant which scanned at $15 to be told that was wrong and sells for...More

3  Thank ricks12016
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The Apple Festival held on 7 & 8 April was advertised on ABC Radio through an interview with th owner. I travelled the 1hr 20 mins to this festval in Blackwood as I was looking forward to the prospect of purchasing FRESH picked apples as...More

3  Thank catju2017
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My sister and I organised to take our mum to St Erth after a high recommendation from our grandparents. We had a beautiful afternoon strolling the gardens which culminated with many purchases in the nursery followed by a delicious afternoon tea. The homemade soda was...More

1  Thank Sophie H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was advised of this amazing nursery by a friend but what she didn't tell me was that the cafe on site is outstanding. Lunch on Friday was so delicious. My friend who is a great cook said it was the "best tart she had ever...More

1  Thank Lyn C
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I had never heard of St Erth before and we were surprised that a garden quite off the beaten track was such a great find. There is a beautiful and large collection of plants and trees here and it was so nice to see so...More

Thank andream0402
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is a garden with many different "rooms". It is a great place to see many different garden plants well placed and with great colour range. The surrounding area is natural bush and there are some interesting bush walks nearby. I loved the range of...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Hidden in the woods,beautiful garden and nursery. Cafe is small and Manu is limited, but delicious and coffee is great.

1  Thank Krystyna G
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The winter season exposes the bones of the garden, enabling the visitor to learn planning strategies and techniques by simple observation. Something new around every corner. Lovely staff and a fabulous day.

Thank Geraldine M
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