Posts tagged with "gardens"



Portland Botanic Gardens
Garden Travel · 12. April 2021
Portland Botanic Gardens, which was born in the late 1800's, boasts a stone gardeners cottage, sprawling dahlia display, clipped croquet lawn and greenhouse sitting between glorious border beds and historic trees. Then there's also the historic tram and tram stop that leaves right outside the gate.
The Glasshouse at Birr Castle Co. Offaly
Garden Travel · 06. September 2019
Placed in the heart of one of Europe's important horticultural gardens lies a small elegant glass house that is a beautiful colourful place to sit and contemplate the greatness of the property that surrounds it.

An Autumn Walk at Broughton Hall
Garden Travel · 11. June 2019
Once merely a green field, the garden has taken many years to create, design and build. Upon leaving the nursery we head down a wide path with a forest of trees planted either side (...)
The heady romance of Heywood Gardens
Garden Travel · 03. April 2019
Heywood Gardens is situated near the towns of Abbeyleix and Ballinakill in Ireland's centre, and is a garden that began its life in the 1700's with additional planning and design completed in 1912, Both the parkland and meditarean style garden compliment each other greatly and is worth more than just a quick peek for visitors.

Discovering Horticulture in Melbourne's Heritage Garden.
Garden Travel · 19. June 2018
As the long Summer evenings shortened into Autumn, finally tapering into dark winter nights, there was an opportunity to spend ten night's in one of Melbourne's richly historic (...)
Melbourne's Butterfly House
Garden Travel · 29. January 2018
A heartening and unique immersive experience can be found at Melbourne Zoo, in its 32 year old tropical native Butterfly House. Despite the many animal enclosures that the zoo is famous for, this little corner of the zoo, between the tigers and elephants was the star attraction for this small group of wanderers.

Trekking Around Australia Gardens
Garden Travel · 17. July 2017
Living in Victoria Australia, we are very lucky to have Australia'a royal botanical garden specialising in only Australian natives. It's set in an extremely large piece of land, and provides many different walks for people of all abilities, and is amazing to trek around all year round.
A day in Bruthen, Vic
Travel · 14. January 2016
The one and only Main Street is dotted with trinket shops, bazaars and used good shops. and food cafes, bakery and the new Bullant Brewery, which is becoming well known for its delicious food and craft beers. Civic gardens with gazebo, roses and trees sits in the middle, like a village green.

The Selfie Loving Smelly Plant that Tweeted....... 
Garden Travel · 14. March 2015
The "Titan Arum" or "Corpse Flower" , as its also known, produces the worlds biggest flower and Melbourne saw Australia's biggest ever bloom at 2.63 metres.