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Foxglove Spires Garden in Tilba NSW 
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Post Foxglove Spires Garden in Tilba NSW
We have just come back from a quick trip to Narooma on the south coast, while we were there we went to the Foxglove Garden in Tilba, if you ever get a chance to go see it, it is the most stunning garden, truly beautiful and very clever design. I am all inspired now to start our front garden.


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That sounds lovely they are such stunning flowers. Is it mostly a variety of foxgloves, or a good general mix of cottage plants too?

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The garden is on 5 arces and there is a massive variety of plants, mostly cottage flowers and shrubs at the lower levels and big stunning shady trees everywhere. It was the type of garden that you cant see more than 10 metres in any one direction and have to follow winding little paths to get around. At the back of the more formal garden was an area where they have their kitchen garden and chooks, but even that area was lovely, with climbing roses and wisteria covering the chook pen.


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darn, i was hoping to see a photo :D i'll just have to close my eyes and picture it, it does sound lovely. foxgloves are georgous.

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That does sound lovely. :) I dream about our own place being like that one day!


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For those hoping for photos, google is your friend ;) :D

http://www.tilba.com.au/foxglovespires.htm

I went there a few years ago, and can vouch for the beauty. The thing I found most striking is how green things are when you get rainfall! I went to a friend of a friend's garden that was (literally) at the bottom of Gulaga (Mount Drom) off a little narrow dirt goat track out of Tilba that rivalled Foxglove Spires. It was full of flowering natives interspersed with fruit trees and other introduced flowers. A different sort of garden, but really well thought out, and a nice mix of form and function.


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