A dream in bloom

LOCKHART woman Elissa Strong was born with a green thumb.

Her love for gardening grew from a young age as she watched her mother Mandy and grandmothers Jill Strong, Lockhart, and the late Helen Scott, formerly of Boree Creek, tend to their gardens on their farms during her childhood.

“My mum and her mum both have extensive typical country cottage gardens while my dad’s mum’s garden was more focused on native plants, vegetables and fruit trees,” Elissa said.

“Growing up I spent a lot of time in the yard and it fostered a general love of all things gardening.

 

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