Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Gympie's Gardening Guru; Marion's Now a Cover Girl

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Gympie's Gardening Guru; Marion's Now a Cover Girl

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Byline: Joshua Preston Joshua.Preston@gympietimes.com

GREEN thumb Marion Sillett will appear on the front cover of the 2017-18 Yellow and White Pages after being awarded the title of Gympie's Gardening Great.

The competition ran as a collaborative effort between the Yellow Pages, White Pages and the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network, which works to promote the benefits of community gardening and urban agriculture.

On top of having the most visually impressive garden in town, Ms Sillett took out the top prize after she impressed competition judges with her creative gardening tip, which will appear inside the phone book's front cover.

Ms Sillett said she was "totally shocked but very excited to accept the title".

"I have been gardening for more than 50 years and have found no better way to relax and be creative, while also contributing to making my community more sustainable and beautiful," she said.

"I hope my gardening tip will inspire others in the Gympie region to get out and start a garden of their own. …

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