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A Garden Club in May

By James Wall. Last night I was privileged to visit the Springvale Garden Club’s monthly meeting.  If you don’t think much is going on in the garden in May, then have a look at the plethora of entries that the judge had to sift through last night. Not only was the number of categories impressive, …

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Proprietor James Wall, Heidi Brooks and General Manager Jason Hilborn at the awards night.

Best second year apprentice award goes to Heidi Brooks

Recently,  Swinburne University of Technology held their Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony. Our own Heidi Brooks was nominated for Best 2nd Year Apprentice of the Year 2015 Nursery Award. ……..And we are pleased to announce she won ! Heidi has shown consistent aptitude and a willingness to learn. She has had big shoes to fill with 2 previous …

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Paul Bangay’s Stonefields

By Tim White. Having booked tickets to see Paul Bangay’s “Stonefields” garden in support of Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Foundation (a not-for-profit charity that delivers food education to Australian children) a couple of months ago, we were looking forward to seeing this magnificent garden and hoping the weather would be kind to us. Fortunately we …

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Funhouse by Fairhaven Homes

The coolest cubby house in the street.

By James Wall. What do you get when some of Australia’s finest architects and construction companies get together and build cubby houses. You get the coolest cubby houses in the street. If you’re obsessed with keeping up with the Jones’, you can out-do them buy getting one of these. But history says they won’t come …

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