Burke's BUSH Christmas

Williams, Sue
December 2004
Australian Women's Weekly;Dec2004, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p230
Focuses on the personal design of television gardening expert Don Burke's Christmas garden in Sydney, New South Wales. Native plants found in his garden; Objective of Burke in writing the book "Indigenous: The Making of My Native Garden"; Views on the threat posed by conservation movements to the environment.


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