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2017 … and we are back at at it!!!

Good afternoon all … and welcome to 2017. So that was Christmas and New Year done and dusted … I hope you had a wonderful break (if you managed) and some special time with family and friends.  I can’t quite … Continue reading

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We have not been idle …

So we have had a small break following what has been a massive three years of very hard work, but we have not been idle.  There is still so much to do before our grand finale at the Australian War … Continue reading

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The Battle of Fromelles : 19 July 1916

LEST WE FORGET This month, 5000 Poppies along with Phillip Johnson Landscapes will be planting approximately 26,500 of our beautiful stemmed poppies in Fromelles at Australian Memorial Park (Cobbers) as part of the Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the … Continue reading

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Countdown to Chelsea

The days seem to be rushing by in a flurry of Chelsea related activity. The minutiae involved in pulling this all together is astonishing … for the most part it’s Vaughn, Phillip Johnson’s project manager who is juggling all the … Continue reading

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Post Installation …

Well now … the weeks are flying for me … still no time to rest although I must admit to a small sleep in this morning … We are still buoyed with the outcome of our fantastic installation in Fed … Continue reading

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The Show has Begun …

Good morning poppy friends everywhere. It is done … the first round of installations in Fed Square are complete.  As our massive group of volunteers descended upon Federation Square in Melbourne yesterday … and a 12 hour plus install commenced … Continue reading

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It’s all happening in Poppyland ….

Good morning poppy friends …. there has been much happening at Poppy HQ this week. Firstly … our official total stands at 120,803 … but … we have had at least another 7,000 plus delivered this week so now pushing … Continue reading

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