Spring garden parties
Spring has well and truly sprung in Melbourne, with garden parties popping up at every turn.
Cactus Ice Cream Party – Indoor Plant Sale
10am - 4pm, Saturday 11 November
The Jungle Collective
19 Studley Street Abbotsford
Combining an outrageous mix of ice cream, cacti, indoor plants and Mexican tunes is the Cactus Ice Cream Party. Featuring succulents, plenty of cacti, pileas, rubber figs and of course designer pots to make your new plant feel right at home. To get $5 off your purchase, just wear your sombrero.
Rob Dolan Wines / The Farm Yarra Valley Garden Party
11am - 5pm, Sunday 12 November
Rob Dolan Wines, 21-23 Delaneys Road Warrandyte South
In the rolling hills of Warrandyte is the first garden party of the season jointly hosted by Rob Dolan Wines and The Farm Yarra Valley. There’s live music, light meals and snacks including cheese platters and of course wine by the glass. All you’ll need to bring is your picnic rug.
Banool Open Garden
10am - 4.30pm, 11 & 12 November
57-59 Wonga Park Road Ringwood North
Take a turn in the stunning gardens at Banool, an old stone home set upon 1.7 acres. The garden is the perfect spot for a picnic, surrounded by mature trees and wide flowerbeds. Sample wine, champagne and cheese, Devonshire tea and wander through the plant stalls.