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Leo Gamble - The Palm Place


Daryl

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Sad news today, one of the most popular of Southeast Queensland's palm nurserymen, and palm lover, Leo Gamble, has passed away. Our thoughts are with his family in this sad time. Leo and his wife Jeanne had one of the premier palm nurseries in Australia, selling and distributing many choice Madagascan and New Caledonian palms, along with many other species from around the world. Their display garden and nursery near Wappa Falls, was outstanding and contained many stunning specimens. Many photos of their garden have appeared on Palmtalk, and the garden will live on in our thoughts for many decades. I don't know what the future holds for Jeanne and the garden, but I know it was a huge challenge for Leo and Jeanne to maintain in recent years.

   

Gold Coast, Queensland Latitude 28S. Mild, Humid Subtropical climate. Rainfall - not consistent enough!

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my condolences 

It's never good to hear about a passing of a fellow palm lover

Carlsbad, California Zone 10 B on the hill (402 ft. elevation)

Sunset zone 24

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