WYZA – How I Transformed my Tallawong Garden Retreat

{EXTRACT FROM THE NEW AUSTRALIAN GARDEN}
“For those seeking a more permanent tree change, gardening in the mountains is not just a therapeutic pastime, it’s a way of life.I bought the Mount Irvine property Tallawong in 2001, and, as a young landscaper with more ideas than my clients could bear, I set out on a 30-year garden-making program.

Riot of colour
As a wedding gift to my wife, Sophia, I gave her a prime patch of ground in the sunshine to make a flower garden. I have undertaken not to interfere with her floral creation. She toils away and relishes every bloom, swapping Dahlia ‘Bishop of Llandaff’ bulbs with local gardeners. Replanting is a pastime she shares with our entire mountain community.”

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