Many of the plants in the backyard were grown from cuttings gifted from friends or planted as tubestock (small plants grown in tubes, rather than large pots).
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When she first inspected it, the weeds in the front yard were waist height and the front door was hanging off one hinge!
The property’s big garden and good bones won her over though, and little by little she began putting her distinctive stamp on it.
When Mal moved in a few years later, the couple began to slowly transform the garden, with many of the plants in the backyard grown from cuttings gifted from friends or planted as tube stock. According to Sam, Mal spent a short stint as a street artist a few years ago – sticking these sculptural heads to telegraph poles across Melbourne in the middle of the night! My favourite gardens are always labours of love, expressions of the creativity and philosophy of the gardener and their aesthetic sensibility.