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Livewell Farm is situated in Haigslea, just west of Ipswich and about an hour’s drive from Brisbane. Owners Brian and Lisa both enjoy working the 40-acre property but Lisa gives her partner full credit.

“If it weren’t for Brian the garden would not be nearly as fantastic,” she says. “He’s out there every day tending to things, planting, planning, enjoying it. His constant attention makes it thrive.

“If it was left up to me the garden would still be in early developmental stages or dead. I get super excited about doing something then distracted with life outside the garden. Brian’s the workhorse; I’m more the visionary.”

That said, Lisa would prefer the fruit trees, ornamentals and other bits and pieces weren’t “just plonked in”. She laughs, “That annoys me. Brian is an ‘It’ll be

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