Gardens - private and public

The leafy suburbs of Stonnington have always had passionate green thumbed gardeners. Residents from South Yarra to East Malvern love the local parks with their rich gardening history.
MP 5206. Glyndebourne, in Kooyong Road, Toorak. c.1900.

MP 5206. Glyndebourne, in Kooyong Road, Toorak. c.1900.

MP 6560. Postcard of Malvern Gardens, High Street; c.1900.

MP 6560. Postcard of Malvern Gardens, High Street; c.1900.

MP 7544. The garden at 'Chilterns', 377 Glenferrie Road Malvern thought to be designed by Edna Walling; 1998.

MP 7544. The garden at 'Chilterns', 377 Glenferrie Road Malvern thought to be designed by Edna Walling; 1998.

PH 7806.  At "Homeden", in Lansell Road, Toorak, Mr. Justice Hodges is being interviewed by a reporter as he was mowing the lawn at the front of his residence; c.1904.

PH 7806. At "Homeden", in Lansell Road, Toorak, Mr. Justice Hodges is being interviewed by a reporter as he was mowing the lawn at the front of his residence; c.1904.

PH 7821. "The largest conservatory",  "Leura", Toorak. Mr. Payne andreporter inspect the collection of different varieties of palms, ferns etc., in the conservatory which Mr. Payne regards as the largest one in Melbourne, public or private;c.1904.

PH 7821. "The largest conservatory", "Leura", Toorak. Mr. Payne andreporter inspect the collection of different varieties of palms, ferns etc., in the conservatory which Mr. Payne regards as the largest one in Melbourne, public or private;c.1904.

PH 7820. At "Leura", Toorak, Mr. Payne and reporter inspecting the pond which was being built especially for some water lillies which Mr. Payne had imported from abroad. The pond was only eighteen inches in depth, on account of the children; c.1904.

PH 7820. At "Leura", Toorak, Mr. Payne and reporter inspecting the pond which was being built especially for some water lillies which Mr. Payne had imported from abroad. The pond was only eighteen inches in depth, on account of the children; c.1904.

PH 7815. "Dunraven", in the garden, Mr. Fairbairn is trenching, watched by Mrs. Fairbairn; c.1904.

PH 7815. "Dunraven", in the garden, Mr. Fairbairn is trenching, watched by Mrs. Fairbairn; c.1904.

PH 7814. "Dunranven", Clendon Road, Toorak; c.1904.

PH 7814. "Dunranven", Clendon Road, Toorak; c.1904.

MP 7606. The view of the Malvern Shire Hall, looking across the garden of 'Myamyn'; 1895.

MP 7606. The view of the Malvern Shire Hall, looking across the garden of 'Myamyn'; 1895.

PH 7198. A photographic reproduction of a wood engraving of Armadale House, Kooyong Road, built in 1876; c.1888.

PH 7198. A photographic reproduction of a wood engraving of Armadale House, Kooyong Road, built in 1876; c.1888.

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