Above: The freakish looking “bat plant”
My parents have an extensive tropical garden on a steeply sloping block, at their house at Buderim. It is their recreation (seems like a lot of hard work to me!) and their pride and joy. It really is of show /”open garden” quality, though they don’t open it for show (except for a few flower entries in the local garden club show).
When I first bought my DSLR I spent a weekend learning to use it in their garden and I have shot there regularly since. Here are a few pictures from the Easter weekend: