POMONAL - The picturesque town of Pomonal nestled on the eastern side of the Grampians ranges, will be bustling in October with garden and nature lovers.
The Grampians Group of the Australian Plants Society will be hosting an open garden weekend in the township on the weekend of October 19 and 20, to raise funds for the Pomonal Hall.
A number of large gardens, all within 10 minutes of the town centre, will open both Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 from 10am to 5pm.
Entry will be $20 per person and children free. Light refreshments and a barbecue will be available at the Pomonal Hall and maps and directions to the gardens can also be purchased at the hall.
Visitors will see some beautifully landscaped gardens, with ponds, creek beds, rambling paths, gravelled beds, rockeries, birdbaths, truly drought tolerant plants, eclectic mixes of natives and non natives, cut flowers, carnivorous plants, native plants as specimen pot plants, bush fire recovered plants, plant sales and even a reproduction rustic miners cottage.
Pomonal, renowned for its fabulous Native Flower Show and showy spectacular natives, will not disappoint visitors on this weekend. Gorgeous Grevilleas, beautiful Banksias, heavenly Hakeas, ornamental gums and delightful daisies will all abound as well as exotic irises, roses, Proteas, Leucadendrons, echiums and much, much more.
Telephone Linda 5356 6352 or 0407 700 843 for further details.