Get a spring garden feel in Sassafras

The Ferny Creek Horticultural Society draws hundreds of visitors to its garden for seasonal shows and displays. PICTURES: STEWART CHAMBERS 287572_26

By Tyler Wright

If you’re looking to explore gardens through the Dandenong Ranges this spring, you may be in for a treat with a tour from the Ferny Creek Horticultural Society.

10 acres of beautiful gardens are run by the society’s volunteers, with not just rhododendrons, azaleas and Kind Protea amongst the grounds but spectacular views of the Great Dividing Range in the distance.

To book a tour of the Ferny Creek Horticultural Society’s gardens, contact secretary Eric Watson via email at

The Ferny Creek Horticultural Society is located at 100 Hilton Road, Sassafras.

For more information on the society and upcoming events, visit