Best of Succulent & Cacti Gardens
Outdoor Living|Backyard & Outdoor Living #56
A scorching Aussie summer is no match for these hardy gardens
LOUISE SMITHERS

01. WELCOME TO CACTUS COUNTRY

No self-respecting list of the best cactus and succulent gardens could call itself complete without the inclusion of Cactus Country. Bursting with thousands of succulents and cacti, the 12-acre desert oasis, three hours from Melbourne deep in the Victorian Murray bushland, has never been more popular thanks to social media and its undeniably photogenic, “Insta-worthy” backdrops filled with weird and wacky plants as far as the eye can see. An elevated lookout dome is the perfect spot to enjoy a margarita or Mexican beer (or a homemade cactus ice cream for the kids) as you take in the 1000+ plant varieties that make Cactus Country their home. cactuscountry.com.au

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