Maria and Miles Fairburn's 50 year gardening journey

4:38 pm on 27 April 2021

It was 1972, and Maria and Miles Fairburn bought on old rundown chicken farm in Featherson. Over the following decades they slowly transformed the barren, sloped land into a lush bird haven garden. It is now known as Mara Manu, and is a popular destination for garden tours Miles and Maria talk to Anna Thomas about making Mara Manu and the amazing bird life that visits.

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