Gardening with Jackie French: Be brave and tackle this thorny issue

Jackie French
November 19 2023 - 5:00am

Never trust a rose. Roses are the Mata Hari of the flower world, seductively gorgeous, velvet petals, sexy scent ... and then their thorns snag your best jumper so it's unrepairable. I am sure you can hear them sniggering behind you.

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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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