When drought and ensuing severe water restrictions heavily impacted my turf business, I tried everything I could on a local level to change my situation.
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About four years ago, we decided it was time. We needed a change and we sat down with Kellie Williams at Jasper Designs.
We were quite specific about our idea. We wanted a gum tree. We did not want green, as you can imagine green is a popular colour in the turf, landscape and nursery industry. In fact, we already had our colour in mind - a deep purple, almost blue colour.
Where did the “Paragon” in Paragon Gardens come from?
Way back in 1997 Lachlan and I went on a road trip to the Sunshine Coast.
The idea of blogging is completely foreign to me. Lachlan certainly had a cackle to himself when our splendid business mentor, Roxanne Grey suggested it to us. The idea of writing in this format AND, more importantly, that someone might read it - - - blows my mind. I am way beyond nervous. I’d probably put it up there with jumping out of plane, but hey, what is one more step?
Here we go…
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.