Shirley believes it's good to appreciate Australian plants rather than dismissing them because they're not exotics. "You're also looking at what plants provide for the birds and butterflies." - Gardening Australia
“full of treasures carefully gathered over many years”
"A spectacular feat in modern design this garden experience is one to remember."
"“Magnificent deciduous trees with spring time bulbs are a feature of this very interesting hills garden”
“After eight years of neglect, many would have fled in terror but to Geoff it was a challenge too good to miss”
'In many ways it emulates the English Cottage Gardens of Edwardian Times'
“Design a garden that will last a long time; work with the environment, not against it, use water wise plants and create a habitat for local fauna”