Peony perfection

It’s happened again, right on schedule. Millions of peonies and besotted fans have come together in China’s Henan Province to celebrate China’s beloved national flower. Virtually unknown in the west, the Luoyang Peony festival attracts millions of tourists each year,…

Blooming wonderful

Autumn is flower planting time and I can always rely upon the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show to provide a bubble burst of inspiration. More than just ‘designer’ gardens, this was a garden festival with all the trimmings. So…

It’s Showtime, Melbourne!

It’s taken me sooo many years to create my garden, and even today when the flapjacks are doing their ‘cool weather thing’, shooting up into the sky with silver encrusted stems glistening like diamonds, I would never want it to be…

Taj Mahal

Hands down the most beautiful building in the world with its crisp white marble and divine reflections. And probably the most photographed too! With beauty beyond description and a design that masters symmetry, axis and reflection. Peter Whitehead walks us…