Serena Bates

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Occupation landscape designer/cleaner
Location Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Introduction I'm a garden and plant lover with a teenager, a garden full of pets and surprises. I love good food, good wine, good music and having fun. I have a Diploma in Horticulture under my belt and am about to return to University. Recently we relocated to far north Australia, to Cairns. Now we have a new garden in the tropics a bit of a blank canvas. I'm always up for a challenge!
Interests Plants, gardens, garden design, the environment, dogs, cats, children, music, blogging & family. Not necessarily in that order.
Favorite Movies Love Actually, Fried Green Tomatoes, Second hand lions, Madagascar, anything that makes me laugh and isn't the Simpsons!!!
Favorite Music Mozart; Phillip Glass; Fleet foxes; Moby; Enya;Amy Whinehouse;REM; Travis;Vanessa Amerosi; Lily Allen; The Cat empire; Cold Play; Beethoven; De Bussy; Motown; etc etc, .......
Favorite Books Gang of Four, The Sparrows of Edward St, Smart Permaculture Design Jenny Allen, the Australian Garden Diana Snape. The Essential Garden Design Workbook Rosemary Alexander; Anything by Maeve Binchy; The Magic Pudding ....and if you dont know who wrote that ..... shame on you!!!!

What's the earliest you've gotten up to watch cartoons and what did you see?

A big mac with 22 wheels