The Canberra Times
Sunday, 3 December 2023

Jackie French: A love song to your winter garden

By Jackie French
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:33pm, first published June 29 2017 - 9:46pm

I grew up in Queensland. Things grow in Queensland. All year round. Not just the sweet potatoes we dug almost every dinner time, or the rockmelons hanging off the fence, but the kikuyu grass, clambering up the gum trees. The lantana. Fruit not just ripening but over-ripening entrancing fruit flies all year round.