Which garden type are you: Bohemian Beauty, Natural Neat, or 'Just Enough'?

Jackie French
Updated July 2 2021 - 2:56am, first published November 10 2019 - 12:30am

They are positioned just outside her back door, which means they are also under her bathroom window, and so easy to water with a few buckets of shower water each day: one elderly bathtub, two ornamental pots, and what may have been an old copper (i.e. what women used to boil the washing in before the days of washing machines, not an elderly policeman, no offence meant officer).

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Jackie French

Jackie French

Canberra Times columnist

Jackie French is an Australian author, historian, ecologist and honourary wombat (part time), 2014-2015 Australian Children' Laureate and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. She also writes a gardening column for The Canberra Times.

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