Botanical Illustration for Beginners Workshop

Join internationally exhibited artist Bronwyn Ward in the gardens for a relaxing morning drawing from nature. Your day begins with a private tour of the gardens with Bronwyn, discovering its treasures and learning how to observe nature from an artists’ perspective. Bronwyn will then guide you through simple and achievable techniques and tasks to capture your choice of subject on the page. This class is perfect for beginners and is set to be a fun, relaxing, skill building day.

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Bulbs: The Hidden Treasures of your Garden

Your day will begin with an introduction to different bulbs and how to care for them. You will take a walk around the garden to see bulbs growing and talk about the top bulbs for each season, plus some extra special ones! After a break for lunch you will be getting your hands dirty! Working with some bulb plants on site you will learn how to propagate bulbs by division and get more out of your plant. You will take home an info pack that recaps the key learnings from the course.

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Parterre Garden

Parterre Garden

A parterre is a formal garden construction on a level surface consisting of planting beds,…

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Perennial Border

The perennial border has been our biggest challenge, with the goal of achieving a colourful…

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Display Gardens

The site for Alowyn Gardens was chosen in the Yarra Valley as it experiences definite…

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Edible Garden

Edible Fruit

The edible garden is a detailed composition of vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers that can…

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