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FOOD and FLOWERS

In the lush, leafy Sunshine Coast Hinterland is a charming country garden that’s a pure delight to the senses. Strolling around the beautiful gardens, everywhere you look there’s something wonderful to discover: sweet, fragrant roses, rows of strappy agapanthus, mature exotic trees, tactile earthy timber bails that tell a story of a bygone era, and sweeping park-like gardens with archways that frame majestic mountain views.

Owners Steve and Ann Robertson

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