I love the seclusion of this place as it's off the main thoroughfare and without the signage, you would hardly know it was there. It does however attract serious gardeners from around South East Queensland.
The varieties available are vast and you walk down each row, stopping to bend over the different blooms and enjoy their fragrance.
As for kids, walking is not fast enough and the excitement to tell mum that they've found a rose that shares their name bursts out. Speaking of names, there is a Dolly Parton rose and it is the most excessive over the top red bloom with the most incredible scent Of course I now wish I had bought it back with me.
I spy some beautiful sprawling lawn for a picnic though you can always enjoy devonshire tea at Bartons.
These tags are only a small selection of the roses available but I enjoy their colour pinned alongside each other.
Surrounding the farm are beautiful trees always adding to that sense of seclusion. I love hideaways.
This was one of the roses that came back with us. Phill remembers it as his grandmother's favourite and has a soft, sweet perfume.
Once we repacked the car with our newly purchased blooms, we stopped by Aratula for some locally made Jam.
I love the honesty box system that you find in the country and the little displays carefully arranged .
Mmm I think it's time to head back xo