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Do you recall our story on Beechmont, the magnificent, 10-acre garden belonging to Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou, owner of iconic Melbourne florist Flowers Vasette? Well, you can see it for yourself on Friday 26th October, and be treated to an exclusive floral workshop with Cherrie and her team, too! (Tickets here).

Revisit our story on Cherrie’s Garden here.




Conifers and rhododendrons at Beechmont, the garden of Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou of Flowers Vasette. Photo – Annette O’Brien.

The Beechmont garden of Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou is framed by native bushland, including mountain ash trees (Eucalyptus regnans).  Photo – Annette O’Brien.

Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou of Flowers Vasette will be running a workshop at her property, as well as a garden tour on October 26th. Photo – Annette O’Brien.

Edna Walling designed gateways between all the gardens at Bickleigh Vale. Photo – Annette O’Brien.

A quiet spot to sit in the gardens at Bickleigh Vale. Photo – Annette O’Brien.

The Barn at Bickleigh Vale was landscape designer Edna Walling’s home from 1951 until the mid ’60s.  Photo – Annette O’Brien.

The Monbulk property of Joost Bakker. Photo – Eve Wilson.

Joost harvesting rosemary on his property in Monbulk. Photo – Eve Wilson.

The Monbulk property of Joost Bakker. Photo – Eve Wilson.

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