India – In love with flowers

Travel often changes your life, and sometimes it changes your garden too. Find out what happened when Linda went to India. Words: Linda Ross. Photos: Brett Cole India is a country in technicolour. The forest green and cobalt blue of…

In our garden: Perennial Hill

Passionate plant lovers Julie and Craig Hulbert decamped from Sydney to the cooler climes of the Southern Highlands to create the garden they’d always wanted. Words: Robin Powell and Julie Hulbert Pictures: Robin Powell In 2000 Julie and Craig Hulbert…

Tabu

You saw it on Better Homes and Gardens, now, here’s your chance to see this gorgeous tropical garden in the flesh. Come with me on Ross Garden Tours trip to Tropical North Queensland in August 2017 to visit Tabu, one…

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,…