Anne was an occupational therapist, devoted horticulturist and long standing member of HMA Victoria. She passed away in mid-July and is remembered by Michele Adler. I knew her as a student a friend and a colleague.In 1986 Anne started a part time Horticultural Studies Certificate at Burnley. She completed the […]
The HMAA Laurel Awards Dinner 2020 will be held on Tuesday, March 24 (MIFGS Eve) in Melbourne. Make a note on the calendar too to start preparing your entries for the 2020 Awards over the next couple of months, so there won’t be a last minute rush when the submission […]
The Australian Garden Council (AGC) has been awarded a Commonwealth Grant of $490,000, spread over two years to cover the financial years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 and to support the promotion of gardening and gardens in Australia.
The Annual General Meeting of HMA Victoria will be held on Thursday, August 15 at the NGIV Offices in East Malvern. The meeting will start at 4.30pm and include a live hook-up for members in WA to ‘attend’. Full details, including RSVP, nomination and proxy forms, will be emailed to […]
“Tomato – Know Sow Grow Feast” has won a gold medal in the IPPY self-publishing awards in the House and Garden category.Penny Woodward and Karen Sutherland are HMA Vic members and co-authored the book with cookery writer Janice Sutton. “Tomato” was released last October.
The 2019 BBM Global Industry Scholarships are now open. They award grants of $8,000 to young professionals in horticulture, landscape construction and green infrastructure to go overseas for industry experience. Applications close 17 July 2019 – Apply today at www.bbm.asn.au
HMAQ Plant Clinic Time to consider if you would like to share your expertise with the public on the HMAQ Plant Clinic, July 12th to 14th. HMAq members have been volunteering on this clinic for a long time but we welcome our fellow HMAA members to join in the fun. […]
After 48 years as Cruden Farm’s Head Gardener, (or ‘Gardener # 2′ as he prefers to be called) Michael Morrison has retired from the role. Michael is still very involved with the property however and in fact, he is now Cruden Farm’s #1 Volunteer. Following a lengthy recruitment process, the […]
The winners of the 2019 Joy Harland Memorial Photographic Competition were announced on March 27 in Melbourne. The winning images show the depth of talent among HMAA members. Congratulations to all who entered!
The multi award winning Queensland Garden Expo will this year celebrate its 35th Anniversary and to mark the occasion we have put together a special tour offer for HMAA members.