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History among the shadows

SURROUNDED by eucalypts, ash and oaks, gnarled old pines, liquidambars, flowering crabapples, Manchurian pears and Canadian maples, historical “Shadowlands” is all about the trees. The country garden in Braidwood is in the process of being carefully restored by Marshall and Elizabeth Wilson. “We wanted a place that would be a bit of a retirement project,” […]

Garden takes to new shapes

HISTORIC Lambrigg garden, which often hosts Open Gardens Australia’s plant fair, will host the inaugural Sculpture in the Garden event, showing off the work of Australian artists. There will be 27 other local, national and internationally recognised artists’ work on display, including Canberra-based ceramic artist Bev Hogg, long-standing artist Michael Le Grand, Murrumbateman-based steel sculptor […]