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Steam Train Off the Rails

February 4, 2019 Read More

Just like human beings, annual health check ups and maintenance is an essential component of operating and maintaining the miniature steam-train at Cockington Green Gardens.  After another busy year, a […]

Seaside Cottage

January 24, 2019 Read More

Playground Upgrade continues Just prior to Christmas we installed the first of our new buildings in the Children’s Playground area. The building has been very popular with the little ones […]

Where there’s Rain, there’s a healthy Smoke Bush

January 11, 2019 Read More

There might well be fire where there’s smoke. Equally, where there’s rain, there’s a healthy smoke bush. That’s certainly what we have discovered with the botanically named ‘Cotinus coggygria’. The […]

The Drum on Ayden – Welcome to the Team

December 18, 2018 Read More

Many years ago, Cockington Green Gardens had on its grounds staff the drummer from one of Australia’s best-known and successful bands. Who knows, maybe a second one is on the […]

Duckling Rescue

December 18, 2018 Read More

Cockington Green has long been a sanctuary for lots of friendly wildlife. Some of that wildlife was recently grateful for the presence of our gardeners who rescued a mother duck […]

How It All Began

December 3, 2018 Read More

It was 10 o’clock on Saturday morning November 3, 1979. For the Sarah family of Canberra, this was no ordinary Saturday morning – it was life changing. The extent of […]