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FLOWER POWER

In the rolling hills of the hinterland between the Tweed and Byron Bay lies a delightful small farm, the home of Julia, her partner Rod, Tex the black cat, Rosie the Staffy, Lewis the goose, 42 rescue chickens and 15 guinea fowl — not to mention the neighbours’ cattle and horses.

Julia Rose, to use her full and thoroughly apt name, is a cutting-edge floral artist. When not zotting around the country or overseas speaking, teaching or creating breathtaking one-of-a-kind botanical delights, she can be found here enjoying the rural serenity.

Though she and Rod both work the property’s paddocks and fruit orchard, Julia freely admits that Rod does

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