Peas from the Gold Rush Days

This family heirloom came out to Australia during the gold rushes of the 1850s.

Peas from the Gold Rush Days

 On his way to visit his sister Lionel Widdison would pull over at a road stop in Stawell, western Victoria, to stock up on fresh vegetables.

The market garden he visited was run by Chinese growers. It was a regular trip spanning many years during the 1950s and 60s.

A special climbing snow pea that grew with a lovely pink flower was a favourite with Lionel and his family, so di...

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