A tour has been arranged by David Ting for horticulturists to Mayfield Garden at Oberon and Gory’u Japanese Garden and maple nursery at Little Hartley. All HMAA members are welcome. Please see the details below for times, places and how to book your place on the tour.
Date Friday, September 23, 2022
Time 8am start – Mayfield Garden, 530 Mayfield Rd, Oberon; 2pm – Gory’u Japanese Garden, 85 Baaners Lane, Little Hartley
Lunch BYO lunch or book for a table at the Mayfield Garden Café
Mayfield Garden 8am Tour
Come and join us for an exclusive tour of the southern hemisphere’s largest temperate private estate. AIH fellow and Mayfield’s Head of Horticulture, Jonathan Garner will introduce you to the many elements of fine gardening on display within the family gardens at Mayfield.
In addition, you’ll get a few behind-the-scenes insights into the extensive infrastructure. Comfortable shoes essential; tiaras optional!
Gory’u Japanese Garden and Maple Springs Nursery Tour – $15 at the door
Alan Jackson has been in the industry for over 45years and started his Japanese maple nursery along with his wife Margaret in the early ‘80s. Alan has been researching, planning and implementing the garden for well over 20 years. We will have the privilege and pleasure of Alan and Margaret to show us around this beautiful garden and nursery and their collection of well over 300 varieties of maple. We will learn which Japanese principles influenced his garden design.
Please contact David or Louisa if you need a ride or have space for passengers and we can try to arrange some carpooling for the day. We will also need to know if want to book a place for lunch at the café. To book your place, contact David or Louisa by September 19 (late bookings may be accepted).
David Ting MAIH RH: 0418 211 216
Louisa Mettam MAIH RH: 0412 238 484