Dare to dream the impossible dream

Jackie French
By Jackie French
February 4 2022 - 6:30pm
Our kaffir lime has flourished against the odds. Picture: Shutterstock

There wasn't supposed to be a kaffir lime tree growing in our garden. A camera crew brought it down about 20 years ago to film me planting it while I spouted the conventional advice '"plant your kaffir lime in a sunny, frost-free spot".


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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