A Garden Chat – Petrina Blooms

Welcome to the first of a series of chats with garden folk, with a special focus on those who grow flowers for cutting purposes. Our first chat is with Petrina Burrill of Petrina Blooms who grows a whole lot of blooms in her suburban garden in Ivanhoe, Melbourne. Such a treat to hear from this…

Garden party dining for Melbourne

What a treat awaiting us in Melbourne. Like walking through the pages of House and Garden magazine, The Commons at Ormond Collective is an alfresco garden sanctuary with a garden style straight out of Europe. The sprawling gardens have been enhanced with topiary and burgeoning florals. Foxgloves and hydrangeas spill out of basketry, wooden troughs…