Beautiful flowers and trees from the land of the Kookaburra (Part 2)

“It is not fair calling Australia “the land of the Kookaburra”. What a cheek! I am a beautiful swamp hen. I also live in Australia. And look at the fantastic way that I walk. Eat your heart out, Kookaburra!”😊 “OK, now I have got that off my chest, look below at these four pictures from … Continue reading Beautiful flowers and trees from the land of the Kookaburra (Part 2)

Beautiful flowers from the land of the Kookaburra (Part 1)

Australia is not only the land of the kookaburra. It also has magnificent scenery. There are also many beautiful flowers. Today my wife and her Australian friend were chatting about this and that and they got onto the subject of the flowers in her Australian garden. We asked her to send some pictures, which she … Continue reading Beautiful flowers from the land of the Kookaburra (Part 1)

RHS Garden Wisley – One of the World’s Great Gardens

This is a repeat post in honour of the wonderful flowers at Wisley. The RHS Garden Wisley in Surry, England is one of the World’s Great Gardens. In the gardens is a vast glasshouse with three climatic zones. The glasshouse is home to a breath takingly beautiful collection of orchids. Our good friends in England … Continue reading RHS Garden Wisley – One of the World’s Great Gardens