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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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Daily social gardening...

What brings you social joy?. For me it's the gardening and lifestyle pages, I follow. The colour of the blooms and blossoms in their pinks, purples, blues and yellows, along with the fresh decorating ideas bring me daily joy.. For others it

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Christine And...
Oct 27 2017
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Talent in full bloom, just as dad hoped

If it was not for her father, Numurkah’s Charlotte Daniel may have not entered the world of floristry.. ‘‘My dad thought I had a flare in the garden so he said ‘see if you can get a job at a florist’,’’ she

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature fantastic flora

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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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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Prickly visit to the Cactus Country

You know when you imagine what something will be like and then it doesn’t turn out to plan? I have been thinking about visiting Cactus Country for years. I follow them on Instagram and enjoy seeing all the different plants and creative images they

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Christine And...
May 20 2017
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Kookaburras, fences and clotheslines

There are so many wonderful reasons to be outside and one is when you are lucky to be in the presence of a kookaburra, or any other native animal. These are just some of the animals I have seen in the past few months, while walking, sight-seeing or

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Christine And...
May 20 2017
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Ending the day with a sunset

. SUNSETS are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully. by Kristen Butler. Life is so busy and for many of us each day is like a marathon that we have to finish -there's the long bike ride where you feel like you're pedalling

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Christine And...
May 20 2017
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