…Tommy’s transformation of the railway station received accolades. “Mr T Shrimpton, night officer at Kandos, is to be congratulated in establishing a fine garden and showing some real splendid blooms”, wrote the ‘Mudgee Guardian’. “Prior to Mr Shrimpton’s appointment to Kandos such a thing as a garden on the station was ridiculed on account of the rocky nature of the ground and the absence of soil of any kind…
This article by Colleen O’Sullivan appeared in the Mudgee Guardian in February 2016.
Featured image is a Clandulla garden in the Kandos Gardens Fair.
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