The Ellerslie International Flower Show has been a
resounding success for two Otago exhibitors, Gillian Vine
Following her success in winning a silver medal, first-time
Ellerslie International Flower Show exhibitor Sally Brown, of
Blueskin Nurseries, Waitati, has added a second, more
significant, award to her tally.
Two Otago women, both entering exhibition gardens for the
first time, have scored at the Ellerslie International Flower
Show in Christchurch.
Seeing how a Spanish sparkling wine is made was a
Barcelona highlight for Gillian Vine.
A popular garden talks feature resumes early next month,
reports Gillian Vine.
When it comes to cruising, small is beautiful, says
There's nothing like television or movie exposure to pull
visitors to a stately home and so it is with England's
Highclere Castle, where the ITV drama Downton Abbey is
The garden of first-time Ellerslie exhibitor Emily McEwan
is no conventional affair, writes Gillian Vine.
The time, work and expense involved makes a show garden at
the Ellerslie International Flower Show a challenge. Gillian
Vine meets an Otago garden designer who thinks it's well
worth the effort.
Rose judge Val Clarke gives Gillian Vine some timely tips
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