Television presenter Sophie Thomson shared her passion for plants with keen gardeners at Benalla recently.November 16, 2012 5:44am
About 160 keen gardeners from as far away as Jindera, Albury, Kilmore, Murchison and Yackandandah travelled to Benalla to hear Sophie Thomson share her enthusiasm and passion for plants and gardening.
Benalla Garden Club hosted tv presenter Sophie Thomson, pictured with member Rosemary Archer.
Sophie is a television presenter with Gardening Australia, a writer, and contributor to several Adelaide publications.
The climatic conditions in Ms Thomson’s garden are similar to our area, which made for many interesting questions from those in attendance.
The Benalla Garden Club seminar was held at Raffetys and started with attendees taking advantage of the bargains from the huge plant stall provided by members, with robust and interesting plants being offered.
Members heard an interesting thought from Ms Thomson, who said that in 1881 Charles Darwin wrote a book stating that the most important living things on the planet are earthworms — a fact not recognised for generations.
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