Tasmania's Largest Landscaped Native Garden!
Share Margaret and Bill's excellent Tasmanian landscaped garden adventure in Margate, Tasmania. Find a wide variety of Australian plants growing in a landscaped setting just 15 minutes from Hobart.
Inverawe is a pioneering garden that sets the scene for Australian gardens of the future. With Australia's hot, dry climate, we can't continue gardening in the European style. We need to grow gardens that sit softly on our fragile landscape. That's Inverawe! Come and see!
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Enjoy strolling through 22
acres of colourful landscaped native gardens, take in the stunning
views of North West Bay and listen to the birds. Inverawe is waterwise, sustainable
gardening at its best.
Inverawe Native Gardens is open seven days a week, 1 September
till the end of May. (and July, August by
On arrival you receive a personal introduction to the garden and a colourful map to guide you. Interpretation signs set the garden in its historical and social context. Poetry, sculpture and whimsy add to your enjoyment. At the end of the visit we will be on hand to answer any questions. Take tea on the terrace and contemplate
Wheelchairs: 200 metres of pathway on the top terrace, including the tea terrace, is wheelchair accessible. Enjoy some of the best views in Margate. There is a turning bay at each end of the path!
Inverawe is on the road to Bruny Island.
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When you visit Tasmania, you'll want to see Tasmania's other great gardens - here's the Head Gardeners suggestions.
The Book! We've published Tasmania's Inverawe Story, in poems, images and essays. Order it right here!
All workshops $30 per person, bookings essential, phone 03 6267 202
Bird Workshop, Sunday 19 February 2017, 9.00 am to about midday, includes morning tea. Join the Head Gardener on the grand tour of the garden, spotting birds. 102 species of birds have been spotted at Inverawe - see how many you can spot! If you're an experienced birder you'll appreciate the varied micro environments that Inverawe's 22 acres offers. On our latest bird workshop we logged 24 species!
For people with more modest birding experience, we'll offer a quick "heads-up" on how to find birds, and how to recognise them when you do find them and what you can do to encourage them in your neck of the woods.
Native Plants Workshop, Sunday 5 March 2017 - 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm includes afternoon tea. Join the Head Gardener on a walking tour of the garden, where he will share with you all those techniques and tips that he learnt the hard way. Knowing your patch, plant selection, matching plants to place, how to stick them in the ground, care and maintenance, pruning, propagating, plus some other stuff as well, probably.
Last updated 29 May2016