Plant News: What is to come?

Annually, Ball Australia hosts one of the largest plant trials in Victoria, Australia. All the plants on show have to 'prove' themselves to the keen eyes of horticulturists, growers and breeders within the industry. Showcased are new (sometimes never before seen) species which are either coming into stores in the next 12 months or are…

Country Farm Perennials – Video

Country Farm Perennials is a wholesale grower located in the rolling hills of Gippsland Victoria. They open their gardens to the public once a year for roughly 2 weeks. As you arrive you are welcomed by a classic 'country' style garden which follows the driveway to the parking area. There was Rhododendrons which were covered…

Irish Week – Tesselaar Tulip Festival

There may be a pot of gold at the end of this rainbow of tulips if you look close enough! It was Irish week at the Tesselaar Tulip festival!If you have been thinking of making a trip out to see the tulips you have one week left to do so! The festival will be open…

Gardenworld Nursery Spring Launch! 2017

t is beginning to feel a lot like spring in the garden! Over the weekend, Gardenworld Nursery had their Spring Launch! This event is held once a year during August, just on the verge of the spring season. The concept behind this event is to 'launch into spring'! The weekend held many activities for all…

Festival of Flowers

Walking through the gates of the Tesselaar Rare Plant Expo I was greeted by pillars of tall Dahlia flower displays and many stall holders. It has been two years since I last attended this plant festival and it was good to be back! Each time I go to a show my main goal is to walk out…

Happy Easter!

I hope you all have had a safe and happy Easter break! I have been working on a few scripts for an upcoming project which I look forward to sharing with you over the next few days. Nature’s Pic of the Week. Until next time happy gardening! By Bonnie-Marie Hibbs ©BMHPhotographyTheGardener’sNotebook2017

Hidden Gems

Have you ever gone to local farmers markets? Or, have you ever decided to try something new and then realise how much you end up loving it? These experiences, places and even items are what I like to describe as hidden gems. I ask you, what have you discovered that surprised you? For myself... I…