Gardening with Jackie French: Slash now for a show-stopping summer

Jackie French
November 12 2023 - 5:00am

The roses are blooming in full glory. Buff Beauty's perfume is filtering through the kitchen, the pink one (whose name I forget) covering the pergola by the dining room, the Icebergs and the Papa Meiland contributing to the general wonderfulness. They look fabulous and fill the garden with colour. So it's time to slash them down.

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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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