Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

You Bloomin' Beauty! Gardeners Give Bundy in Bloom Judges Tough Task

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

You Bloomin' Beauty! Gardeners Give Bundy in Bloom Judges Tough Task

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Byline: Nicole Everett

MONTHS of pruning, watering and tending to their gardens paid off for the region's greenest thumbs yesterday, as the winners of the Bundy in Bloom Garden Competition were announced.

John and Val Johnson's garden took out the Grand Champion award for the second year in a row and was selected from among 35 stunning gardens entered from all parts of the region.

Val Johnson said the secret to their success was love.

C[pounds sterling]Make sure it is in good order all the time,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]John looks after all the hard stuff and I do all the nurturing and TLC. Even the chooks scratch around and do their bit.C[yen]

The competition's youngest winner, 10-year-old Nathan Van Rooijen, said it felt C[pounds sterling]pretty goodC[yen] to win the Best Hedged or Topiary Display with the help of his dad, Jack.

C[pounds sterling]We work together on the garden and last year we were runner-up for the same category,C[yen] he said. …

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