With an incredible array of the world’s latest and revolutionary dwelling products and services! It’s the day of the garden fête, and the French movie actress Lucille Cadeau arrives to open it. The novelist and political advisor Gavin Ryng-Mayne also arrives for lunch, to sound Teddy out about continuing his household’s custom of standing for Parliament.
His humorous, opinionated work as a backyard author for national publications resembling Better Homes and Gardens, Midwest Living, Northern Gardener, Backyard, Deck & Panorama, and The Seattle Times have received him six national writing awards.
The $20,000 prize package comprised paint, wallpaper &/or curtains value $5,000 from Resene; a $5,000 crystal chandelier from LED R US; an outside BBQ desk, macrocarpa garden benches & software shed value $5,000 from Northpac Timber Newlands; and $5,000 price of insulation from Insulmax.
Three conventional kinds of Japanese gardens comprise our 1.2 acre website: a hill-and-pond type garden which is meant to be seen from the veranda; a tsubo-niwa, or courtyard backyard within the style of an city seventeenth century Kyoto backyard; and a roji, or tea garden, which is a country path to our tea home.