Beautiful stories and breathtaking photographs of Australian's finest gardens
This book celebrates the creative and passionate pursuit of gardening. Drawn from the pages of Australian House & Garden magazine, it’s a collection of more than 25 stories profiling both the gardens and the inspirational people behind them. From historic properties tended by inter-generational gardeners to bold, contemporary and urban plots created by city-bound green thumbs, this book showcases a breathtaking variety of green oases across Australia, with stunning photography by the country’s best garden photographers.For anyone who loves plants and admires the endeavour of creating a thoughtful landscape, this is your book. We talk to the garden makers - humble, passionate, innovative plantspeople - about their journeys as growers and their relationships to their beloved plots. Along the way, this book is a portrait of modern Australian gardening, highlighting the rise of water-wise, sustainable practices and cultivated landscapes in touch with their surroundings. Above all, this is a heart-warming collection of stories about the beauty of plants, and the joy of harnessing them into a personal patch of paradise.