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.
Water has been returned to Kinnairds and Black wetlands to help with their revitalisation after bushfire damaged them in February.
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca faces a big test against Tatura at Victoria Park today.
Painter Ben Winspear and Scott Wileman will create new works as the public look on during the at Rochester Art Exhibition.
Kyabram Bombers have the chance to beat Rochester under light for the first time this Friday evening.
Lions star recruit had a tough introduction to the GVFL.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
Eighty residents at a forum determined the Heathcote Community Plan was on track but need some fine tuning.
Cobram skate park hosts skateboarding and music for youth week.
Senior state minister Adrian Piccoli reaquainted himself with Deniliquin yesterday, leaving Deniliquin Counil hopeful it has an ally in him.
With his blue eyes and snow-coloured coat, Nanneella horse Sinatra has looks worthy of a fairytale.
Fourteen-year-old Benalla girl Jaimee Linke will launch her debut novel next month.
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