private garden

The Gums

2462 Tarras-Cromwell Road, Tarras


Our garden is a country-style garden. The property is 5 acres with 100-year-old gum trees along 3 boundaries. We like ALL plants so the garden combines ornamental trees, roses, heucheras, hostas, maples and natives. We aim to have all year round colour so there should be something of interest whenever you visit us.

The Gardener

“Although the main garden designer is Sue Nyhof, everything that has been created is a joint effort between Sue and Simon.”

Garden Size

We are a country garden set on 5 acres.

Other Facilities

Just 3km from The Gums is the Tarras township which has a wonderful cafe, Merino shop, petrol station and a General Store.


  • Price
    $15 per person
  • Parking
    We have off street parking for buses coaches and cars.
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair friendly, however, there are some hilly bits and gravel.
  • Dogs allowed?
    Yes but must be supervised at all times and on a lead.
  • Picnics
    No picnics in the garden.
  • Children allowed?
    Yes but must be supervised at all times.
  • Toilets?
    No, we don't have toilet facilities. There are public toilets 3 km down the road.
  • Seating
    We have seating around the garden.
  • Guided Tours
    We are happy to show visitors around the garden.


2462 Tarras-Cromwell Road, Tarras

To find The Gums you travel 3km south from the Tarras township, our address is 2462 Tarras-Cromwell Road, Tarras - look out for two red letterboxes, we are the driveway off to the right. Please come in and park on the right side of the driveway, on the grass about halfway up.