Finding Inspiration

One of the hardest lessons in the garden is separating my aspirations from my limitations. Flicking through beautiful coffee table books of the southern highlands and much higher rainfall zones always gets me in.. transported to a much higher rainfall zone, that doesn’t have the climate extremes we seem to experience. I look for inspiration in many places – online, locally, open gardens.

While my personal style has changed in the garden and evolved from lots of green hedges to now include a range of colourful perennials. Here are some of my fave spots to find inspiration: