Mossbank Garden – Castlemaine

Mossbank Garden – Castlemaine By Diane Beddison Castlemaine holds a festival of gardens every two years and had 22 gardens open this year. Mossbank garden in Castlemaine was one of several highlights of the festival. The approach to the garden was through a cooling native garden with purple Alyogyne (Native Hibiscus) mixed seamlessly with plantings Read more about Mossbank Garden – Castlemaine[…]

Jamelyn Heights Garden – Neerim East

Jamelyn Heights Garden – Neerim East By Diane Beddison We visited a very special country garden, Jamelyn Heights Garden – Neerim East. Features near the entrance of this large country garden, included two circular hedges with curved faces and double flowering Wisteria’s inside them. There were also some stunning tree peonies. Long borders were filled with Read more about Jamelyn Heights Garden – Neerim East[…]

Forest Glade Gardens – Mount Macedon

Forest Glade Gardens – Mount Macedon By Diane Beddison I visited a wonderful garden on the weekend. Forest Glade is a large (5.6ha) 100 year old garden in Mount Macedon. Autumn colours in trees and shrubs were a highlight with Japanese maples being the stars. Another highlight was the collection of amazing statues strategically placed Read more about Forest Glade Gardens – Mount Macedon[…]