With the arrival of spring, around three million Australians (15% of the population) will start to experience the dreaded hay fever symptoms; itchy watery eyes, runny noses and itchy throat. And the one thing people blame the most – pollen from flowering plants. Fact is most pollens, especially from flowering […]
The Queensland Garden Expo is nominated in the 2019 Qld Tourism Awards…..You can have your say too!
Greenlife Industry are seeking expressions of interest from interesting and captivating speakers to present at the Greenlife Industry Australia National Conference, 3-5 March 2020. They are looking for passionate people to communicate, educate, update and share knowledge of greenlife across a range of industry sectors and conference themes.
Millions of sterile Queensland Fruit Flies will be released over trial sites in western NSW and northern Victoria this week as scientists intensify efforts to protect horticultural crops from one of the nation’s most damaging pests. The move marks the first time the nation’s $60M effort to curb Queensland Fruit […]
The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) are on the lookout for Sydney’s most beautiful residential gardens – with entries now open for the 2019 Sydney Spring Garden Competition. Forty years since the last Spring Garden Competition was held, the RAS are excited to bring this initiative back to Sydney […]
Sustainable Natives is a wholesale Native nursery located at Somersby NSW. We grow plants specific for the therapeutic community. We know what grows where, and specialise in providing a solution to all therapeutic gardens, ranging from herbs to fruiting trees, through to shade and fragrant plants . There is another […]
Grab your clogs and head to Melbourne’s picturesque Dandenong Ranges for the 66th annual Tesselaar Tulip Festival, September 14 – October 13. Each year, Tesselaar Tulip Festival draws in visitors from Australia and internationally, to experience a dazzling display of a million spring bulbs and Tulips in every colour of […]
HMA NSW’s Big Day Out HMA NSW enjoyed perfect weather on Saturday 24 August for our Big Day Out to the Central Coast area north of Sydney. We started at Bromeliads Australia, where the three generations of the Larnach family shared their story and expertise. Robert, Gleness, Jamie, Jenny and Angus […]
HMA Victoria held its Annual General Meeting on August 15, at which two of its longest standing committee members were honoured for their years of service to HMA. Leigh Siebler, a foundation member of HMAV, was presented with the President’s Award for his 25 years’ service on the committee. For […]
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 […]