Genevieve Jacobs has been a prize-winning newspaper journalist as well as a freelance writer for gardening and fine arts magazines, covering topics principally on history and design. Among Genevieve’s interests are the arts, gardens, the environment, history and politics. She loves hearing people’s stories, and since 2006 she has presented a daily morning show on 666 ABC Canberra examining local news and issues, and talking with everyday people about issues currently affecting them. Genevieve was a co-ordinator for Australia’s Open Garden scheme for several years and has also lectured widely on artists and their gardens, exploring the links between a strong visual aesthetic and surrounding landscape.