Benalla Garden Club members opened their gardens for the recent festival.November 23, 2012 4:49am
Benalla Garden Club members opened their gardens for the recent Benalla Festival.
Varying in size from a typical town block to a larger lifestyle holding of five acres, the four gardens were an inspiration to visitors and featured a diversity of styles — from 400 roses in bloom in the garden of Heather and Max Rolls, to the Japanese-inspired courtyard of Kathleen and Trevor Yates.
Plant selection varied according to the owners’ preference, and ranged from tropical orchids to desert cacti.
Cr Suzy Martin said the committee appreciated the efforts the garden club had put into showcasing Benalla.
‘‘This is a new event and I’m hoping the garden club has the energy and the passion to keep it going,’’ she said
The dedicated and enthusiastic members of the garden club meet at Benalla Bowls Club on the first Tuesday of each month, and visitors are most welcome.
Toolamba pole dancer Michaela Webster wins two awards at Australia Pole Championships in Canberra.
Paradise Queen owner Travis Smith is preparing to take on hundreds of runners at this year’s Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival to be held on October 18-19.
Billed as ‘Fabulous Flowers and Fine Food’, Tatura’s Anglican Church Parish had a successful fundraiser on Thursday, September 4.
Echuca police officers were joined by community members at a National Police Remembrance Day serivce on Monday.
Darren Pain from Sportspower is encouraging people to support small businesses on Saturday.
National Party ticket up for grabs
Rail line manager sends out warning after trespassers get too close to tracks to take photos.
Terry Hogan has stood down as Mayor of Jerilderie Shire due to an ongoing battle with cancer.
Heathcote cheerleader Taylah Kurrle is part of the Cheer Factor All Stars team for the Duel in the Desert championship in Palm Springs, California.
International cricket superstar Adam Gilchrist becomes number-one ticket holder and junior program ambassador for local club.
Deni Ute Muster thank myriad of volunteers.
The only consistent thing about frost damage in crops was its random nature, a cropping expert told his field day audience at Finley last Friday.
Tears flowed freely from players and supporters on Sunday when Benalla lost the Goulburn Valley Football League grand final by three points.
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