Saturday, October 25, 2014

Gardivalia #6

Peppermint Ridge Farm in Tynong North is a bush food garden. Many of the native species are labelled and Julie and Anthony are on hand to take guided tours of their cleverly designed gardens and orchard.

Cathy and Hadyn’s Lillico Garden features include an eye drawing water feature, rose arbour, sweeping vistas and a wonderful mix of trees, shrubs and flowers. There are plenty of small hideaways to which you can retreat and absorb the peaceful and beautiful surroundings.

Nyumba Yaffe at Jindivick was hard to cover properly with the camera – It seemed that wherever I stood there were glorious views in every direction. The garden included dozens of rose varieties, ornamentals, climbers, ramblers, orchids … and an interesting display of leadlight panels.

Jim and Lynne’s garden at Neerim East, Jamelyn Heights, is a large country garden with sweeping lawn vistas and garden beds full of a huge variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, fruit trees and berries. Quirky ornaments punctuate the garden too.

Link to the Gardivalia website.

Link to more Gardivalia pictures in Gouldiae’s Galleries.  

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