Tropical Fruit World Giant Avocado.
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Tropical Fruit World

October 21, 2017 Simon 2

‘Tropical Fruit World’ is located in Duranbah, NSW and only a short distance from the Gold Coast. It is close to the heart of Mt Warning (an ancient volcano) so is blessed with some of […]

Lily Roma St Parkland
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Roma Street Parkland (Brisbane)

July 7, 2017 Simon 0

The Roma Street Parkland is another one of those places that I visited during my Horticultural school days and in the numerous visits since, it never ceases to impress me with its ever changing and […]

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2017Silver Winner in Show Garden Category 'Legacies' by Tree and Shrub Growers Victoria
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2017

May 16, 2017 Simon 0

  We recently made a trip to Melbourne (I know that is not surprising because we go there all the time) but on this occasion was nicely timed it to coincide with the ‘Melbourne International […]

Rippon Lea Estate
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Rippon Lea Estate (Melbourne)

April 25, 2017 Simon 2

Rippon Lea is one of those classic Melbourne icons that I hadn’t visited since, probably, my primary school days. Back then it would have been, just a good excuse, not be in class and I […]

Gardens by the Bay Cloud Forest Waterfall
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Gardens by the Bay (Singapore) ‘Cloud Forest’

February 10, 2017 Simon 0

Hello and welcome back to the final edition of this 3 part series on ‘Gardens by the Bay’ Singapore. This last entry is about the fabulous ‘Cloud Forest’ which is basically straight across the foyer […]

Gardens by the Bay (Singapore) 'Flower Dome'
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Gardens by the Bay (Singapore) ‘Flower Dome’

December 27, 2016 Simon 0

Welcome back to part two of our three part series on ‘Gardens by the Bay’. As I mentioned in the last post, it is basically hot and sunny or hot and humid (with maybe a […]

Gardens by the Bay 'Outdoor area' (Singapore).
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Gardens by the Bay ‘Outdoor area’ (Singapore).

November 22, 2016 Simon 0

Well, this was a day we had been looking forward to for some time and was probably the main reason for our trip to Singapore. We actually ended up visiting ‘Gardens by the Bay’ twice […]

Singapore Botanic Gardens
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Singapore Botanic Gardens

October 27, 2016 Simon 0

The start of this story doesn’t feel quite relevant but bear with me as it all falls into place. It would have been, roughly, three years ago now that we were returning from our friends […]

Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens
Gardens (Botanic, Botanical and other places of interest).

Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens

August 17, 2016 Simon 2

The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens is located in the Gold Coast suburb of Benowa roughly 10 minutes drive from Surfers Paradise (hmmm, this can really depend on the time of day). Its located just […]

Brisbane skyline from Mt Coot-tha Botanic Garden
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Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

July 19, 2016 Simon 0

Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens is located to the west of Brisbane and the Brisbane river and roughly 6km from the city centre. Further to the west of the garden is the beautiful Mt Coot-tha forest […]

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