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GARDEN VISIT - Doug's - Garden Visit - 26 -04-2020

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GARDEN VISIT - Doug's - Garden Visit - 26 -04-2020

Time: April 26, 2020 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Address will be sent closer event
Street: Address will be sent out closer the date
City/Town: CAMIRA, Ipswich
Phone: 0407691485
Event Type: free garden visit
Organized By: Dianne
Latest Activity: Mar 6

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SUNDAY Sunday April 26th 2020 10.00am TO 12.00pm

The address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profile

Here is a little about Doug's Garden:

I moved to my current block of 1/2 an acre in Camira about 5 years ago. It was a run down house (renovated now) and overgrown garden with large gum trees,silky oaks and palms. I cleared most of the block leaving one ironbark, a lemon myrtle, frangipani and hibiscus.

As I started thinking about landscaping I thought 'why not plant something that will give me something back' and so began an endless search for interesting and tasty fruit trees. There is about 130 fruit trees, a small area of veges, chickens,ducks and quail.

My wife lets me do what I want as long as it looks tidy which requires never ending work but I love it and most visitors love to wander around amongst the plants. We have a lap pool that people are welcome to cool off in the weather is still warm.

Lots of room to park on the street and ignore the bus stop sign as buses do not come here anymore but the council left the seat and sign.


Children welcome but must be supervised by parents at all times.

Please bring a small plate of Food or Drink to share, and any plants, produce or seed that you would like to share, swap or sell.

It is always a good idea to bring along a chair as we do sometimes have more visitors than chairs available at GV gardens.

RSVP required so that the address can be sent to you closer to the date. The email address you nominated when you joined will be used. Please update this if it has changed.

Late attendees welcome. Message Dianne or phone 0407691485 on the day for the address.


It's easy. Check HERE read the blurb and message Dianne

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