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Post by Guest on 20th June 2010, 10:26

Does anyone in Tas know if Stoney Banks Cottage (Jackson Rd Franklin) is still in business? I can't find them on whitepages. So many stand-alone nurseries succumbed to the drought. They used to stock a found Bourbon "Renee Griggs" and a found rambler "Ann's chook house rose" (irresistable name!) which I'm chasing for the HRiAI Collections at Renmark.

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Post by Admin on 20th June 2010, 10:44

I can't find any reference to it anywhere on Google.. There is no Jackson Rd in Franklin that I can find. There is a Jackson St (copy and paste this reference into google earth: 43 4'39.03"S 14659'11.66"E)... is this it? I can find Stoney Bank Nurseries in Pennsylvania... but nothing here.

Do you have any more of an address? Dee lives near there and might have a better idea.

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Post by Guest on 20th June 2010, 11:04

Sorry, quoted as Jacksons Rd in Dianne Ackland's book (1996 edition), no number mentioned. The phone no was quoted as (002) 66 3398. It was open on Sundays (only) then, and did mail orders within Tas.
I can see Jacksons Rd on google; very few houses on it.

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Post by Admin on 20th June 2010, 12:20

Ahh Jacksons, with an S Smile... not far from Jackson St either LOL

Success... from the yellow pages under nurseries:

Stonybanks Cottage
Jacksons Rd, Franklin South TAS 7113
ph: (03) 6266 3398

EDIT: Tried calling and got no answer today.


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Re: Stonybanks

Post by Guest on 20th June 2010, 13:26

Thank you, I'll try ringing tomorrow.

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Re: Stonybanks

Post by Admin on 13th January 2012, 21:27

Margaret, did you ever end up ringing these people?

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Re: Stonybanks

Post by Guest on 14th January 2012, 09:03

I did get through to someone, and as far as I remember - it was a long time ago - they no longer focus on roses.

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