Stopping to smell the roses! Lisa Wilkinson shares a sneak peek of her luxury Cremorne home... as she jokes about being on gardening leave

She sensationally walked away from her role as co-host of Today in October after a reported pay dispute.

And on Wednesday, Lisa Wilkinson was poking fun at her enforced time off before starting her new gig on The Project with a hilarious Instagram post.

Sharing a photo of herself pruning roses in her backyard, the 57-year-old joked: 'Well, I am on "gardening leave'.?

'Well, I am on "gardening leave"': On Wednesday, Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) shared a photo of herself tending to roses on Instagram... giving her followers a sneak peek of her lush garden

'Well, I am on "gardening leave"': On Wednesday, Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) shared a photo of herself tending to roses on Instagram... giving her followers a sneak peek of her lush garden

In the caption,Lisa added hashtags: '#rose #myplace #bitproud'

The cheeky snap provided a rare glimpse of the affluent TV star's backyard, showing off her gorgeous pink roses and lush greenery.

It's not the first time the?journalist has shared a sneak peek into her abode, with the star previously sharing footage of her living room as she enjoyed some gourmet chocolate.

So it DOES pay to wake up with Today! Lisa previously ?offered fans an inside look at her gorgeously decorated home on Instagram

So it DOES pay to wake up with Today! Lisa previously ?offered fans an inside look at her gorgeously decorated home on Instagram

In the video, shared to Lisa's Instagram story, her living space, boasting a white couch scattered with patterned cushions, was on show.

The room also featured a wrought-iron chandelier and windows, which showcased the manicured garden outside.

The video swivelled around to a polished wooden table, featuring a bouquet of fresh flowers.

Looks cosy!?In the video shared to Lisa's Instagram story, her living space, boasting a white couch scattered with patterned cushions, is on show

Looks cosy!?In the video shared to Lisa's Instagram story, her living space, boasting a white couch scattered with patterned cushions, is on show

Floral power:?The video swivels around to a polished wooden table, featuring a bouquet of fresh flowers

Floral power:?The video swivels around to a polished wooden table, featuring a bouquet of fresh flowers

It's no surprise that Lisa boasts a well-styled house, as she previously told?Fairfax Media?she liked to focus on home improvements in her spare time.

'We're just about to start some renovations at the house. I think, if I come back, next time around I think I will be an architect,' she revealed.

'I'm really passionate about photography as well. So they're kind of the two things that really spark me up.'?

Afternoon treat: Lisa offered her fans an inside glimpse as she treated herself to some gourmet chocolate?

Afternoon treat: Lisa offered her fans an inside glimpse as she treated herself to some gourmet chocolate?

Home focused: It's no surprise that Lisa boasts a well styled house, previously telling Fairfax Media ?she liked to focus on home improvements in her spare time

Home focused: It's no surprise that Lisa boasts a well-styled house, previously telling Fairfax Media ?she liked to focus on home improvements in her spare time

Lisa shares the home with her husband, Sydney Morning Herald columnist and author Peter FitzSimons.

She revealed on Today earlier this year that all three of her adult children - Jake , Billi, and Louise FitzSimons - had left the family home and were living in share or uni accommodation.?

The former editor of Cleo was the co-host of Today for 10 years before her departure.

Just the two of them! Lisa shares the home with her husband, Sydney Morning Herald columnist and author Peter FitzSimons

Just the two of them! Lisa shares the home with her husband, Sydney Morning Herald columnist and author Peter FitzSimons

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