Magic in Mexico

Ever seen a Mexican Cenote? Neither had Linda Ross before she arrived in ‘Ik Kil’ on the Yukatan Peninsula in the east of Mexico last year. It’s one of the many things that blew her mind about this destination. Linda…

Visting Stonefields

Food, garden and travel writer, photographer and (lucky us) garden tour leader, Robin Powell had the rare pleasure of visiting Stonefields in Victoria, a garden designed by Paul Bangay, which is featured in his new book, Paul Bangay’s Country Gardens.…

How we adore the Jacaranda

Words by Linda Ross In early November, Australia’s oldest floral festival culminates during a street procession down Main Street. Grafton’s Jacaranda festival has been uplifting community spirits since 1934. You’ll see 60 floats, and a crowned Jacaranda Queen and Princess,…

Garden Fair at Glenmore House

Words and images by Robin Powell. First published www.robinpowell.com.au October 8 2016 Mickey Robertson opens Glenmore House garden for her Spring Garden Fair next weekend, October 15 and 16. I’m a big fan of the garden, which is elegant and…

Lost in a tamed wilderness

Words & images by Colin Barlow Nestled on the border of England and Wales in Stapleton, Herefordshire lies a hidden gem, an Arts and Crafts garden where romance and formality meet the ‘wild garden’.  I should have known that something…