Medici Garden


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Blackwood Ridge Gardens houses a charming Medici Garden, inspired by the terrace gardens of the Medici family's 15th-century Florentine villa. It showcases box hedging, blue prince holly cones, thuja smarg pyramids, a black dragon wisteria pergola, standard Japanese maples, fastigiate oak border, and a woodland border. This compact oasis invites visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquility of nature's artistry.

Pollinator Garden


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Step into the Pollinator Garden, an enchanting sanctuary designed in the celebrated style of Piet Oudolf. Discover a floral haven where heleniums, miscanthus, sedum, andropogan, persicaria, astilbe, achillea, filipendula, artemisia, and more intertwine in a vibrant symphony. Here, pollinators are embraced with open arms, invited to revel in the beauty of nature's intricate dance.

Kitchen Garden


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The Kitchen Garden, nestled within the estate, supplies the esteemed Garden Room Restaurant with a cornucopia of flavors. Blooming with edible flowers, fragrant herbs, and luscious greens, it is a culinary haven. Chefs craft exquisite dishes, infusing them with the garden's vibrant offerings. From colorful petals to aromatic herbs and fresh leafy greens, the Kitchen Garden inspires a symphony of flavors, celebrating the connection between nature and cuisine..


Japanese Inspired Garden


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Enter the serene Japanese Inspired Garden, a sanctuary of rare and exquisite plants from Northeast Asia. With its curated palette of Japanese maple varieties, enkianthus, rhododendron, hosta, rogersia, bamboo, hydrangeas, and more, this garden captivates with its beauty. Each step reveals a harmonious blend of form and color, transporting visitors to a tranquil world of Japanese aesthetics. Immerse yourself in the artistry of nature and discover the allure of this botanical haven.

Show Garden


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Spiral Lawn Garden


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Enter the captivating Show Garden, where your gaze is immediately drawn to the stunning groupings en masse. Prepare to be enchanted by the grandeur of the Liquidambar 'Slender Silhouette,' the majestic presence of the Blue Prince Holly Hedge, the vibrant allure of the Rose Glow Berberis, and the delightful charm of the Pow Wow Berberis. As you explore further, you'll encounter a grove of Himalayan White Birch, adding an ethereal touch to the scene, while an assortment of perennials gracefully surrounds the duck pond at Blackwood Ridge. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this garden masterpiece, where the visual symphony of colors, shapes, and textures unfolds before your eyes.

View the mesmerizing Spiral Lawn, adorned with the Sierra Redwood and Escallonia 'Crimson Spire' Hedge. Amidst the scene, fastigate giant sequoias, berberis shrubs, Japanese phlox, dwarf conifers, and paniculata hydrangeas create a captivating display. Embrace the enchanting beauty of this tranquil landscape, where nature's artistry unfolds at every turn.

Fibonacci Garden


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Autumn Sunset Border


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Experience the captivating Fibonacci Lawn, artfully designed according to the principles of the 'Golden Ratio.' Discover the seasonal rivulet, Japanese maple collection, witchhazels, bog gardens, and mature Autumn Blaze Maples. Embrace the harmonious balance of nature in this enchanting landscape.

View the mesmerizing Spiral Lawn, adorned with the Sierra Redwood and Escallonia 'Crimson Spire' Hedge. Amidst the scene, fastigate giant sequoias, berberis shrubs, Japanese phlox, dwarf conifers, and paniculata hydrangeas create a captivating display. Embrace the enchanting beauty of this tranquil landscape, where nature's artistry unfolds at every turn.

Blackwood Ridge Gardens - Open Gardens Season 23/24


Trading Hours :

Restaurant Trading Hours :      

Our restaurant will is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, offering a delectable 4-course lunch experience starting at 12:30 pm.

Public Holiday Closures:

Kindly be informed that the restaurant will be closed on all public holidays.

Complimentary Garden Access :

We are delighted to offer our restaurant guests complimentary access to the private gardens during their visit. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our gardens while enjoying your dining experience.

Open Gardens :

Open gardens on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm. A nominal entry fee of $12.00 per adult is applicable, and children can enter for free.

Restaurant bookings :

Bookings are required for Lunch.

Our lunch is a  4 course set menu at $112 per person. Bookings can be made clicking the button below.

Lunch service is one sitting on Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 12.30pm service is approximately 2hrs. Menu can be found here

How to find us:

Blackwood Ridge is located in the Daylesford Macedon Ranges region of Victoria, Australia.

Our Address  is 812 Greenhills Road, Blackwood Victoria 3458,

You can find us on google maples.

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