Christmas gift ideas for a gardener? Here's what NOT to give them

Jackie French
Updated December 18 2023 - 7:21pm, first published December 17 2023 - 5:30am

There's a possibly apocryphal story about a spurned lover who sneaked into her rival's treasured garden at 2am and scattered privet and broom seeds, weeds that are hard to eradicate and which last in the soil for decades. It was a pretty effective gardening curse.

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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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