Parkerville couple opening garden to public as fundraiser for motor neuron disease research


Elaine Borshin is having an open garden day for charity. Picture: Bruce Hunt d473969
Elaine Borshin is having an open garden day for charity. Picture: Bruce Hunt d473969

A PARKERVILLE couple is this weekend again opening their garden to the public.

Elaine and Alan Bornshin moved to the property in 2008 and started establishing their gardens the following year.

The front area consists of roses, agapanthus, lavender, fruit trees and jacaranda.

There are two feature roses at the back along with other cottage garden plants, and to the left of the house is a vegetable garden and fruit trees.

The fruit trees include cherry, apple, orange, guava, plums, lemon, mulberry, pomegranate and grape bordered by rosemary.

To their native garden area and more, call into 1 Wildflower Grove, Parkerville.

Entry is $7, with tea, plant and book sales. Money raised goes toward research motor neuron disease research.

Open Garden
Where: 1 Wildflower Grove, Parkerville
When: October 21-22
Time: 10am-4.30pm

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