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FLOWER POWER

In the rolling hills of the hinterland between the Tweed and Byron Bay lies a delightful small farm, the home of Julia, her partner Rod, Tex the black cat, Rosie the Staffy, Lewis the goose, 42 rescue chickens and 15 guinea fowl — not to mention the neighbours’ cattle and horses.

Julia Rose, to use her full and thoroughly apt name, is a cutting-edge floral artist. When not zotting around the country or overseas speaking, teaching or creating breathtaking one-of-a-kind botanical delights, she can be found here enjoying the rural serenity.

Though she and Rod both work the property’s paddocks and fruit orchard, Julia freely admits that Rod does more

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