The rich soils and elevation of the Dandenong Ranges, the result of an extinct volcano last active some 200 million years ago, provide the perfect conditions for some of Melbourne’s best ornamental gardens, plant and flower nurseries and landscape designers, some who have even won gold presenting Australian Show Gardens on the international stage.

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Kabloom Festival (Tesselaar)

Showcasing over 40 specialist growers with a huge range of new, rare and unusual plants on offer. This expo brings a wide range of experts together in the one place, providing the opportunity to buy and speak direct with each grower.

Karwarra Australian Plant Garden and Nursery

Karwarra Australian Plant Garden and Nursery is set on two hectares at picturesque Kalorama in the Dandenong Ranges. Karwarra Plant Garden is devoted to displaying a diverse range of Australian plants in a landscaped setting.

Tesselaar - Farm Gate Nursery

The Tesselaar farm gate nursery is open daily. The shop is filled with a fantastic range of seasonal plants and bulbs, practical garden gear, and a gorgeous range of gift ware. Set amid historical gardens with something to see year round.

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

The Tesselaar Tulip Festival began in 1954 and has since grown to become one of Victoria’s most iconic tourist attractions, showcasing the breathtaking beauty of over one million spring flowers in bloom.