Sophie’s Patch | Spring Open Garden | 10-12 Nov 2018

Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden

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.

Click here to read the program of talks


As always, local nurseries will be sharing their knowledge and selling plants.

Supporting organisations

Organisations at the open garden may include:

Kids Activities

Kids can enjoy free activities with Kate Hubmayer from Nature Crafts for Aussie Kids and Kristen Messenger from Bugs n Slugs.

  • Saturday 10 November | Nature Craft
  • Sunday 11 November | Bug Education
  • Monday 12 November | Basketry for all ages


There will be savoury refreshments available from the Mt Barker Waldorf School, coffee from Beans Talk coffee cart, a Hutt St initiative plus Sophie’s family will be providing their own delicious home-baked cakes made from their own homegrown produce.

Entry Fee

Adults $10 | Free entry for children under 18

Supporting the Rotary Club of Mt Barker and Operation Flinders.

Tickets:  Purchase on the day at the gates.  Correct money appreciated.

No dogs allowed.


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Sophie’s Patch website.

What Sophie’s Patch | Spring Open Garden

When: Gates open from 10am to 4.30pm daily.

Where Hamlyn Cottage | 394 Springs Road, Mt Barker Springs

Who: Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Sophie’s Patch website | Play & Go


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