Where are the Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne Australia?
Fitzroy Gardens. The Fitzroy Gardens are 26 hectares (64 acres) located on the southeastern edge of the Melbourne Central Business District in East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The gardens are bounded by Clarendon Street, Albert Street, Lansdowne Street, and Wellington Parade with the Treasury Gardens across Lansdowne street to…
How did the Fitzroy Gardens get their name?
1848 the Fitzroy Gardens were permanently reserved as public gardens, with title shared by the State Government and City of Melbourne. The gardens were known as Fitzroy Square until 1862, named after Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy, a governor of New South Wales.
Where is the Fairies Tree in Fitzroy Gardens?
Cooks’ Cottage in the Fitzroy Gardens. 1934 Cooks’ Cottage erected after being bought, shipped to Australia, and donated by the Grimwade family. Artist Ola Cohn completes carving the Fairies Tree and donates it to the children of Melbourne.
Why are the Fitzroy Gardens important to Ballarat?
In a statewide context, while not as intact as the Royal Botanic Gardens or the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, the Fitzroy Gardens are an important remnant of the city’s nineteenth-century garden heritage.
Where is the Auroma shop in Fitzroy Vic?
At the Auroma Shop Factory Outlet in Fitzroy – we are the Aromatherapy Specialists, with a full range of aromatherapy, beauty, skin & body products.
Why are the Fitzroy Gardens important to the Wurundjeri?
It is important to the Wurundjeri people as traditional custodians of the land and is part of the heritage of all Australians. All Aboriginal cultural sites are protected by law. The gardens are home to brushtail and ringtail possums, rainbow lorikeets, ducks and microbats (small insect eating bats).