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Tropical Fruit World

Tropical Fruit World

Can you imagine experiencing the sweet, sour, and spicy taste of exotic fruits, the smells and colors of delicious flowers, and the sound of tropical, colorful birds all in a huge beautiful garden? This is the world that the Brinsmead family has been toiling to create for over forty years on the site of largest […]

New Zealand

New Zealand

Kea Ora: greetings from New Zealand! What a wonderful country with such a unique set of plants! You are probably familiar with some of their great garden plants: the New Zealand flax (phormium) and New Zealand tea tree (leptospermum) are pretty commonly grown in our area. It is fun to see them in their native […]

Koala, Platypuses, and Wombats…Oh My!

Koala, Platypuses, and Wombats…Oh My!

M. and G. Fanning, text and photos Down under things do seem upside down from time to time. A mammal that lays eggs, likes to swim a lot of the time, and has a bill like a duck. A bear that is not a bear. And a prey that can turn into the hunter, when […]