Mica Grange – Sutton Grange

Mica Grange – Sutton Grange By Diane Beddison Mica Grange was also part of the Castlemaine Garden Festival. Much of the property is quite open, with good use made of existing rock, a great selection of metal garden art and uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside.  To one side of the garden is an attractive Read more about Mica Grange – Sutton Grange[…]

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[…]

Chelsea Flower Show 2014

Chelsea Flower Show 2014 By Diane Beddison The Chelsea Flower Show was big! An hour of prime time television was given over to Chelsea highlights each evening for five nights. I arrived at Chelsea in London on Wednesday morning to sunshine. Although my main interest was the show gardens, I was also blown away by Read more about Chelsea Flower Show 2014[…]