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by Christine Anderson
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About Lady Gardenia

Warning: Don't follow Gardenia Lady for gardening advice! She works work full-time in the media, is married to Dusty Road Drifter, she has four grown-up children - CityDweller, YoungDrifter, GoodTimeBoy and AnimalLoverFarmGirl. She took up gardening again recently after a ten year break. She's not a qualified gardener in anyway, she often kills plants and doesn't know the names of them or where they should be planted! But, she is passionate and obsessed.

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Love for Leslie wavers

Meet Leslie.. She’s white, fluffy and loves peeing on doonas.. She answers when called. She likes to curl up on her family member's lap and makes the cutest purring noise. She isn’t too keen on spending time outside.. Leslie is

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Christine And...
Aug 21 2017
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Hello hyacinth

So small in height, but they bring spades of joy.. These hyacinth beauties filled my pots sitting at the backdoor with vibrant colour last year and I am keeping my fingers crossed they will again.. Recently, after a long break from planting bulbs, I

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Jul 01 2017
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Creative flora decorating

For me the best thing about entertaining is the decorating - whether it's decorating the table, the outside area or verandah, I love it all.. Once the guests have been invited, I start thinking about the occasion and what I can use as

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
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Visit brings inspiration or realisation?

Open gardens and visiting friend’s gardens either fill me with gardening inspiration or shatter me with the realisation I have a lot to learn.. Whenever I visit my sister-in-law’s garden I usually leave feeling the latter emotion.. The

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
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A reminder of days gone by

Gardening has a way to grab you by the heart and become the food that feeds your soul and bring joy to your life.. For me gardening is a stress relief - the moment I slip my sloggers on my feet my brain shuts everything else out and focuses on the

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Christine And...
May 20 2017
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Do you have mushrooms in your garden?

This tiny red mushroom appeared one day on our back-step. . It wasn't easy to see at first because of it's size.. But, once we had you couldn't ignore the vibrancy of its colour (these pictures don't do the colour justice).. We had the pleasure of

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Christine And...
May 20 2017
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