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Learn more about the places Botanica takes you to explore, along with travel tips and stories from our garden experts.


Ninfa Garden

Botanically Speaking Member Newsletter April 2024

Travel into the world's finest gardens and learn more about the places you can explore with Botanica.
Prado Museum

Botanically Speaking Member Newsletter August 2023

Travel into the world's finest gardens and learn more about the places you can explore with Botanica.
garden sculpture girl reading wiltshire judy vanrenens property victoria, australia

Very Victorian: See Australia’s Garden State

Discover Victoria’s diversity of gardens in spring including Botanica Founder Judy Vanrenen’s Wiltshire Garden.
panorama alowyn gardens sculpture yarra valley, victoria

5 of the Best Gardens from Botanica’s Melbourne Flower Show Tours

When you visit the Melbourne Flower Show with Botanica, you'll also visit some of the state’s best gardens.
Cherry Blossoms

The Best of Cherry Blossoms in Japan with Simon Rickard

Hear about some of Simon's favourite photos that he has taken in Japan during cherry blossom season from his best viewing spots along the way.
maze topiary herbs upton oaks garden blenheim, new zealand

Visit Australia and New Zealand's Top Private Gardens

Meet private garden owners and learn first-hand what it’s like to garden in different countries and climates.
roses table setting grand marquee display chelsea flower show london, united kingdom

Must-Sees at London's Chelsea Flower Show

Gain a wealth of knowledge about the best exhibits at London's Chelsea Flower Show when you visit with Botanica.
lupin field lake tekapo mountains, new zealand

Botanica’s Picks: Top 5 New Zealand Gardens

See New Zealand's floral highlights from South Island's Trott's Garden to the Taranaki Garden Festival on the North Island.
rocky sea shore coastline norfolk island pacific, australia

5 Gardens with Literary Links

Discover gardens around the world that have inspired writers including Colleen McCullough and P. L. Travers.
Simon Rickard

Botanical Guide Simon Rickard on Cool Climate Gardens

Botanical Guide Simon Rickard discusses gardening in a cool climate and his garden in the Macedon Ranges.
interior margaret olley art centre justin ealand queensland, australia

Experience Australia’s Art Scene

Explore iconic art, from painted wheat silos in the Wimmera to Hans Heysen’s Adelaide Hills studio.
exterior view australian war memorial and garden canberra, australia

Pick of Gardens in Canberra and NSW

Join much-awarded horticulturist and gardening media identity Judy Horton OAM, to tour gardens in her 'backyard'.