About St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Gardens And Parks, Urban Environment, Cultural, Interesting Places
St Kilda Botanical Gardens are a botanical garden located in the suburb St Kilda, Victoria, Australia. Located on the former site of a gravel pit and rubbish dump, they were formally gazetted on 28 September 1859 and opened in 1861.
In October 2010 City of Port Phillip provided funds for the design of four distinctive new gates, to celebrate the Gardens 150th anniversary. The gates were installed on Tennyson, Dickens and Herbert Streets. They were designed and sculpted by designer/blacksmith David Wood of Bent Metal.