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OPEN GARDENS ” SPRING TIME IN MONTVILLE”
PICTURES OF OUR GARDEN ON YOUTUBE AT: https://youtu.be/MkT1vFZYP_o
WE ARE OPENING “THE SHAMBLES” 85 Western Avenue
& “WONGAWILLI” 19 Manley Drive (Off Western Avenue)
Sat and Sun 1st and 2nd OCTOBER 2016
Hours 9 30am to 4 pm, Admission $6 to each garden
Proceeds from “The Shambles” to benefit the Cittamani Hospice Sunshine Coast. Proceeds from “Wongawilli to Fiji reconstruction post Cyclone Winstone.
Our Garden Featured on ABC TV ‘Gardening Australia” 6/6/2015 at 6 30pm see ONLINE http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s4248133.htm
COPIES OF OUR LATEST BOOK “A GARDEN FOREVER” are AVAILABLE To obtain a copy of this privately published limited edition book please contact us at Email email@example.com or FROM Peterpal Library Supplies, 48-50 Commercial Drive, Shailer Park QLD 4128 (07) 3806 1155. http://www.peterpal.com.au/
or from Rosettas Bookshop, 30 Maple Street, Maleny 54352134 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rosetta-Books We have been selling the book for $60.00 cash (the cost of printing), cheque or direct debit with complimentary copies of ‘Overlooked and over the Fence” and DVD a “Garden in the Rain” while stocks last. Postage $13.40 for 2 books and DVD Australia wide.
Copies of ‘Overlooked and over the Fence” with a DVD “A Garden in the Rain” can be purchased seperately for $25 + postage while stocks last. contact firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Shambles” is a name we gave the garden about 22 years ago.
A little over 100 years ago the land around us in Montville changed from rainforest of special significance to the indigenous Gubbi Gubbi people during their “Bonyi Bonyi” festivals, to a source of timber and then cleared for dairying and agriculture, namely strawberries, pineapples, citrus fruit and other orchard crops.
About 30 years ago things started to change again and land cleared for agriculture and orchards started to grow trees and shrubs again for private residential gardens
For twenty three years we have built up an extensive plant collection around our century old farmhouse. We have a registered collection of “Heritage Roses” and perennial Salvias in a garden with thousands of plants in hundreds of genus from around the world.
For the last 15 years many visitors have trod our garden paths and enjoyed “Open Garden” visits, Book Launches and Bus trips.
We hope you enjoy reading this site and following our gardens story.
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