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From Rose Cottage to Casa Girasol: Growing a garden in Galicia

From a well-tended rose garden in the Sydney suburbs to a neglected plot in rural Galicia, Heath Savage puts her green fingers to the test. Our home back in Australia was named Rose Cottage when it was built in 1879. A magnificent hedge of pink, climbing, roses fronted the house, and tumbled over a white …

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Labor of love 56 years in the making

From Taft Midway Driller & Dennis McCall Fred LaMarsna restores 150-year-old buggy over the years and now it’s on display at West Kern Oil Museum The West Kern Oil Museum’s transportation building has a new ride thanks to a labor of love that began 56 years ago. It was 1963 when Taft native Fred LaMarsna …

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