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In 1958 George Tindale, a research scientist with the Victorian Department of Agriculture, purchased the property and began to develop the existing garden. With his wife, he created the plantings you see in the garden today. Mrs Tindale bequeathed the garden to the Victorian Conservation Trust in memory of her husband in 1980.
Parks Victoria commenced management of the garden in 1995.
31 Jan 2014
William Ricketts Sanctuary will close from Monday 3 February to Friday 7 February 2014 to enable a team of arborists to undertake critical tree maintenance within the park. “A large Mountain Ash tree has been assessed by arborists as part of our regular monitoring of the trees and was found…