Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
July 28, 2022 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on Without Bugs, There are No Gardens

If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley
May 22, 2021 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley
Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley

Many colors of roses brighten an improvised bouquet placed in a white metal pitcher on a table in the Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia.
(Photo ©2005 by Susan McKee)

Ballarat Begonia Festival
December 12, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Ballarat Begonia Festival
Ballarat Begonia Festival

If you’re heading Down Under next year, Road Trips Gardeners, and Melbourne is on your agenda, consider a swing out to the Ballarat Begonia Festival.
It takes place March 7, 8 and 9, 2015, at Lake …

Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
November 26, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina

Heading Down Under later this month? Consider a stop at Open Garden Weekend at Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Road, Seville, Victoria, Australia.
It takes place November 29 and 30, 2014.
This is a private garden, …

Flower of the Day: Lavender
December 31, 2011 – 4:22 pm | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Lavender
Flower of the Day: Lavender

It’s early summer in Australia: time for the fields of lavender to begin blooming.
This one’s in rural Victoria province, not too far north of Melbourne.
According to Wikipedia, the lavenders (Lavandula) are a genus of 39 …

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
January 3, 2011 – 8:03 pm | Comments Off on Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Thinking of a jaunt down under this year, Road Trips Gardeners? Consider including the International Flower and Garden Show on your itinerary. The largest such show in the Southern Hemisphere, it takes place March 30 …

Lavandula: Swiss Italian Farm in Oz
December 29, 2009 – 8:30 pm | Comments Off on Lavandula: Swiss Italian Farm in Oz
Lavandula: Swiss Italian Farm in Oz

When it’s winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s summer Down Under — that’s why winter’s a perfect time for Road Trips Gardeners to head to Australia. Lavandula, 350 Hepburn-Newstead Road, Shepherd’s Flat, is a good …