Roses at Wisley

Words and images: Robin Powell There’s a spicy smell of rose in the air, and the sound of happy bees. Full-petalled pink blooms decorate a rose bush that reaches over over my shoulder. At its feet brilliant daylilies open their…

Valle de Viñales, Cuba

Fresh from the recent Mexico & Cuba tour Linda Ross and Dan Wheatley reflected on their visit to the Pinar del Rio province in Cuba’s north west. Here Dan walks us through the jewel in this region’s crown, the Valley…

Merry Garth

Merry Garth is one of the famous gardens on the top of Mount Wilson in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Mount Wilson’s elevation of 1008m means lovely cool summers and frosty winters, and because the mountain was once a…

Ideas from Singapore

We grabbed some tropical inspiration in Singapore last year when we took two groups of Ross Garden Tours travellers to the biennial Singapore Garden Festival. Leading one of the groups, Robin Powell was well placed to report on all the…