Journeys in Spain

The last two months have been spent travelling in Spain, Morocco then Stephen and I travelled further in Spain through France to Paris. We joined a small group tour in Barcelona led by Kim Woods Rabbidge who is a writer and photographer for a number of garden publications. Kim also guides for Opulent Journeys, which [...]

Journeys in Spain2018-06-11T21:32:42+10:00

April at Blenheim

During April exciting things are happening at Blenheim Gallery and Garden as the fold of autumn encroaches on the garden foliage. The beautiful cypress hedges have been trimmed before the winter dormancy period. They are looking sharp with Gene McLaren's wonderful Celtic Obelisk sitting beautifully at the main axis. Roses, perennials and masses of bulbs [...]

April at Blenheim2017-04-12T10:41:27+10:00

Blooming Tasmania

It was a great pleasure to host Blooming Tasmania Association for a committee meeting at Blenheim Gallery and Garden during February. A statewide committee with members from the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, The Tasmanian Arboretum, Port Arthur Historic Site, Fitzpatrick’s Inn, Windsong and other garden entities. The meeting discussed amongst other things the 2017 September [...]

Blooming Tasmania2017-02-12T21:28:14+11:00

In the Garden

The spinklers are on and watering as the key activity in January with the onset of dry weather. The internal lawns are holding their own at present and whilst the roses have been dead headed there will be another a bloom Mid to late February. The fruit is ripening and bountiful although there are not [...]

In the Garden2017-01-15T21:05:54+11:00

Woolmers Festival of the Roses

What a wild weekend! The Woolmers Festival of the Roses was held on Sunday 13th November, in howling wind and heavy rains. Safe to say the event was not what it could have been. They were hoping for around 7000 to better last year, but had approximately 500 in attendance, with many stall holders also [...]

Woolmers Festival of the Roses2016-11-23T12:08:20+11:00

Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival.

Wow it has been a very busy September! We attended the first Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival which was held at the Albert Hall in Launceston on 24th and 25th September. We were thrilled with the results. It is quite heart warming to see how the Gardeners of Tassie support new experiences and local [...]

Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival.2016-10-05T10:39:49+11:00
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