Vision Splendid

A bare paddock in Kangaroo Ground has been transformed into a garden rich with roses and maple trees. Gardening has always been something of a family ritual for Kirsty Metcalf. She fondly recalls Sundays spent in the garden with her father when she was growing up. “The garden (in Sunbury) Read more…

Little Pocket of History

One of Olinda’s original properties combines rhododendrons and an azalea maze with an historic and beautiful cottage. Olinda’s Rangeview combines history, beauty, views and a lovely garden. With a cottage dating to 1917 (and many mature trees and shrubs to match) the place feels very special. Set high in the Read more…

Garden Greatness

A Wonga Park landscape architect is quickly making his mark with some of Melbourne’s premier outdoor spaces, Pip Young writes. Growing up in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, Nathan Burkett loved visiting the Yarra Valley and always wanted to live there. As soon as he could afford it, he bought his current Read more…