La Nina & the summer garden 2020

2020 was the year that everyone discovered gardening!!  Well that’s the way I’m choosing to remember the year that would otherwise be best forgotten. How much difference a year can make. This time last year, we could never have imagined the world events and changes to society that were brought about by COVID-19. With that…

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Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden

What do you do with a $4 million dream but only a couple of hundred thousand dollars in the budget? It’s a challenge that many of us would deem too big and that’s how it was for Centennial Parklands in Sydney for a number of years. The need for children to reconnect with nature is…

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Bunnings Spring Release 2017

Whether you love them or loathe them, the big box hardware stores are here to stay and they want you to buy their stuff. So when I was invited to the Bunnings Expo to see their Spring 2017 releases, I thought I’d check it out for myself. The verdict: some things are great, some things…

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