Saturday 10 | Sunday 11 | Monday 12 November, 2018

Once again there will be a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.


Entry Fee: $10, children under 18 free, stay in the garden as long as you like. Supporting the Rotary Club of Mt Barker and Operation Flinders. Gates open from 10am to 4.30pm daily.

Hamlyn Cottage, 394 Springs Road, Mt Barker Springs
(Follow the signs from Mt Barker – no dogs allowed)

Program of talks

The program will be released in October.


As always, local nurseries will be sharing their knowledge and selling plants. This year Diggers Nursery is joining us as well.

Supporting organisations

Organisations at the open garden may include:

Where? what? cost? and other important details…

These can all be found on the Open Garden Details page.

What happened in previous open gardens?

Every open garden is different at Sophie’s Patch as the garden grows, amazing sculptures are built and the garden evolves.