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Cuttings from the Garden World

Cuttings from the Garden World

The Art and Craft of Garden Making. Read More
Top Crops

Top Crops

Time to grow your own fresh and delicious spring vegies. Read More
Dreamy English Gardens

Dreamy English Gardens

Sandra takes us on a gentle journey through the counties of Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire.

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The Art of Gardening: Chanticleer, Pennsylvania

The Art of Gardening: Chanticleer, Pennsylvania

Hailed as the most romantic, imaginative and exciting public garden in America, Chanticleer is a study of texture and form, where foliage trumps flower, where the gardeners lead the design, and where even the drinking fountains are sculptural. It is a garden of pleasure and learning. Read More
Britain's got talent!

Britain's got talent!

Immerse yourself in the floral extravaganza of springtime in the UK. Horticulturist and Ross Tour leader, Colin Barlow takes us for an armchair stroll through one of his favourite destinations.

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Meet: Angie Thomas

Meet: Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas has been the voice and face of Yates for seven years; she answers our questions on her gardening inspirations.

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Frensham - A relaxed Country Garden

Frensham - A relaxed Country Garden

Located on the outskirts of Christchurch, ‘Frensham’ is considered one of New Zealand's finest gardens.

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Japanese Garden Design Ideas

Japanese Garden Design Ideas

Japanese garden design offers some great ideas to gardeners. With a bit of imagination we can incorporate aspects and approaches that enhance our gardens without turning them Japanese

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Winterwood: One Man's Wonderland

Winterwood: One Man's Wonderland

Bushfire, snow, and wild weather hasn’t deterred this plantsman from creating a botanical masterpiece.

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My veggie patch

My veggie patch

Let us introduce you to Lee Sullivan, an organic gardener who believes anyone can grow their own food. Here, she shares her cool season favourites.

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Connoisseur's Delight

Connoisseur's Delight

Despite its name, Windyridge sits comfortably in its terraced slope in the pretty historic village of Mount Wilson, just two hours from Sydney. With peonies, rhododendrons, waratahs, a dramatic waterfall and lake, it’s a showcase of magnificent cool climate plants.

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Chantecler

Chantecler

Surrounded by dramatic snow-covered mountains and nestled into a sheltered Wakatipu Basin in Central Otago, near Queenstown in southern New Zealand, you’ll find Mike Henry’s garden, Chantecler.

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La vie en rose

La vie en rose

Delight in the magic of Walter and Kay Duncan’s dreamy landscape, The Heritage Garden, in Clare Valley, South Australia.

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Our forever garden

Our forever garden

When two gardeners settle into a home and garden there could be fireworks. In our case, it’s been a joyful 35-year journey, which we hope will last forever. Read More
Festival of Flowers

Festival of Flowers

After 40 glorious spring ‘Cherry Blossom’ and autumn tours to Japan, I realised there was so much more than this ephermal favourite. Wisteria, iris, azalea, and peony are all celebrated with bespoke festivals.

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Historic Gem

Historic Gem

Anlaby Station, the oldest sheep station in South Australia, 85km north of Adelaide, is being given a well-deserved new lease on life.

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Meet: Phillip Johnson

Meet: Phillip Johnson

The first and only Australian to win both a Gold Medal and Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show. And best of all, his 2013 award-winning garden is finally coming home. 

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Out of this World

Out of this World

They say all good things must come to an end. Oh but, what an end it is. It’s the final installment of Michael McCoy’s four-part travel series; he’s saved the best for last.

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A garden for all seasons

A garden for all seasons

In the Southern Highlands NSW, horticulturist and plantsman Les Musgrave, cleverly plays with nature’s shapes, textures, and colours to create a garden with year-round interest. Read More
​Postcards from the Garden World

​Postcards from the Garden World

Views, reports, and travel tips from the world of Ross Garden Tours

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​Sunday’s garden: Growing Heide

​Sunday’s garden: Growing Heide

A new book tells the story of one of Australia’s most culturally significant gardens – that at Heide, the home, for fifty years, of John and Sunday Reed.

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5 Best Garden Shows in the World

5 Best Garden Shows in the World

For jaw-dropping garden style and sheer floral beauty you can’t beat a walk around one of the world’s best garden shows. This is our pick of the top five, in no particular order.

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7 great ideas from Holland's Floriade

7 great ideas from Holland's Floriade

Once a decade the horticultural industry of Holland celebrates with a grand expo called Floriade. Each massive event is held in a different place and in 2012 it was carved out of a forest near Venlo, close to the Dutch border with Germany. Ideas? Well it had a few!

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A Taste of Japan

A Taste of Japan

The cherry blossom is divine, but don't miss these other quintessential Japanese experiences, advises Robin Powell.

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Al-Ru Farm

Al-Ru Farm

Ruth Irving’s garden at Al-Ru Farm in the Adelaide Hills is all romance and pretty pictures. Everywhere you look is a blossom-draped arbour, a flower-edged pathway or a swagged rose consorting with a frilly bearded iris in matching tones of antique lingerie. 

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Amazon Lily, Victoria amazonica

Amazon Lily, Victoria amazonica

A virtual tour to the places where the Amazon lily blooms reveals some incredible stories. 

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s botanical garden was a 17th century source of healing herbs and fascinating new food flavours. Robin Powell takes the long way there.

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Arylies

Arylies

Over a lifetime Bev McConnell has created one of the world’s great gardens – and it’s just outside Auckland.

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Australia's Best Rose Gardens

Australia's Best Rose Gardens

Need to know where to find the best rose gardens in Australia? We've done the hard yards for you, and here they are.

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Barcelona

Barcelona

Rooms without corners, ceilings slung with rose garlands, legends played out on windowsills – more than a century later Barcelona’s modernist architects are still a thrill, says Robin Powell.

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Bellavista

Bellavista

Holly Kerr Forsyth celebrates the landscape and people of country Australia in her new book ‘Country Gardens, Country Hospitality’. In this extract she introduces us to the garden of Anna and Don Carrazza, local food legends on the Murray.

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Better balcony gardens

Better balcony gardens

In this extract from his new book ‘Small Garden Design’, Paul Bangay shares his tips for that most difficult small garden - the balcony.

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Bonsai Art Museum

Bonsai Art Museum

In April 2010, Ross Garden Tours was the first overseas tour group to visit the elegant new Bonsai Art Museum in the unique Omiya Bonsai district of Japan. Tour leader Carolyn Dwyer reports.

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Boongala

Boongala

An inspiring native garden rings bells for Linda Ross and to the sound of birdsong she changes her tune about the best plants to create pretty gardens.

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Bronte House

Bronte House

Bronte House does not open to the public often. So when the opportunity arises gardeners line up to catch a glimpse of this Sydney treasure. Catch Sandra Ross there at the Spring Open Day, September 18 2016. Carla Petit has been looking after the garden for four years, continuing a tradition of highly skilled gardeners who have cared for this histric house and garden. Here she tell us what's happening.

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Brussels

Brussels

Every two years Brussels lays out a dazzling tapestry of flowers in the Grand Place. Seeing it is just one of our list of top things to do in Brussels.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Graham and Sandra were thrilled by the vibrancy and colour of Buenos Aires, where they have been researching a new tour itinerary. Graham shares some of their discoveries.

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Chelsea 2015

Chelsea 2015

After her first trip to the Chelsea Flower Show Robin Powell gave us her impressions. It was a show that reminded us of the beauty of nature barely gardened, and of gardens tended intensively.

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Chelsea magic

Chelsea magic

Chelsea is a magical garden world as full of dreams and emotion as it of of sheer hard work and skill. We took three groups on Opening Day this year and asked the tour leaders to tell us what moved them most.

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Chelsea: Graham Ross' Survival Tips

Chelsea: Graham Ross' Survival Tips

Tips to survive a day at Chelsea.

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