GAR­DEN ART? GROW YOUR OWN GIGGLES

The Hastings Mail - - WHAT’S ON -

NZ Gar­dener’s most pop­u­lar Face­book post of all time had noth­ing to do with sow­ing veges or plant­ing flow­ers... and ev­ery­thing to do with rais­ing a smile. More than 900 gar­den­ers ‘‘liked’’ this photo (be­low) of Star Wars gar­den gnomes.

Gnomes, tyre swans, toi­let bowls planted with suc­cu­lents: who says gar­den de­sign fea­tures have to be se­ri­ous? It’s good fun to be a bit silly.

I’m not a Star Wars fan but my most re­cent gar­den art pur­chase hap­pens to be a glazed green Loch

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