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Famous Australian people and landmarks on Burke’s Backyard

  • Trompe l’oeil

    Trompe l’oeil Trompe l’oeil is a French phrase meaning "to fool the eye", and it’s the name of an art-form... read more
  • Morpeth Teapots

    Morpeth Teapots The historic town of Morpeth is on the edge of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, a... read more
  • Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

    Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Burke read more
  • Garden Vineyard

    When Di and Doug Johnson purchased their Mornington Peninsula property it consisted of sparse farmland and 1 acre of Pinot... read more
  • Junk Collector

    Junk Collector Kotton Patterson makes original pieces from recycled materials. He is the owner and manager of Thunderbird Construction and... read more
  • Midway Garden

    Midway Garden ‘Midway’ in the Adelaide suburb of Fitzroy is a formal garden designed around a fully restored nineteenth century... read more
  • Pleasant Place

    Margaret and Bob Eggins began work on their dream garden ten years ago. They started with what Margaret describes as... read more
  • Rudi’s Fountains

    Rudi’s Fountains Don talked to sculptor Rudi Jass about some of the stylish water features he has created. Rudi’s designs... read more
  • Sprint Cars

    Sprint Cars Brian Linigen has one of Australia’s most amazing backyards. It all started about twelve years ago, when he... read more
  • Gledswood Garden

    Gledswood Garden Spring is a wonderful time to visit historic ‘Gledswood’, an early colonial homestead and garden situated at Catherine... read more
  • The Conservatory Nursery

    The Conservatory Nursery Yates and Garden Centres of Australia conduct a competition each year to find the best garden centres... read more
  • Gnome Garden

    Gnome Garden   Mary Simmons collects ornaments of all kinds and displays them in her garden. In the front yard there... read more