Growing your first veggie garden during the pandemic

Australian Garden Council
September 10, 2020

A few months ago, there was a running joke in Rebecca Purvis's family that she couldn't even keep a hardy yucca plant alive. Now the 43-year-old has a flourishing vegetable garden in Melbourne's western suburbs. "It doesn't have to be expensive, is what I've learned. And you don't have to be a good gardener," says Rebecca, an occupational therapist and business owner. She's one of many Australians using their time at home to grow vegetables — some for the very first time.
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