Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Trisha Dixon

Trisha Dixon is a writer and photographer with a passion for landscape, literature, music, art, architecture, design and history. She is an experienced tour leader in Australia and abroad, and has a number of books to her name, including Adagio: Living and Gardening Mindfully (2013), Under the Spell of Ages (2007) along with two books on the life and designs of Australian landscaper Edna Walling, co-authored with Jennie Churchill in 1988. Her photography has also featured in a number of publications.



“Trisha was a most delightful leader – warm, interested and knowledgeable. She is most talented and a true creator of beautiful mind pictures.
Hazel W.  |  Jumjum Garden and the Yarramalong Valley, 2020


“Trisha’s plant knowledge is superior. She has a beautiful, welcoming personality.”
Carolyn W.  |  Jumjum Garden and the Yarramalong Valley, 2020


“Trisha has the most amazing contacts and always pulls together an itinerary full of surprising venues that we would never have the opportunity to see other than on her well-researched tours.”
Judith G.  |  Landscapes of the NSW South Coast, 2019


“Great knowledge of gardens with excellent contacts. She was enthusiastic and built rapport with all members.”
Stephen B.  |  Ionian Odyssey, 2019


Trisha had excellent local knowledge, she was friendly, professional and great fun.”
Anne E.  |  Autumn on Monaro, 2018