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Media release: Free Botanic Gardens Day event at Australia’s biggest botanic garden

Learn about the fascinating world of botanic science and horticulture as The Festival of Place  heads to the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan’s free community event to celebrate Botanic  Gardens Day on Saturday May 28 from 10am to 3pm. Celebrated by over 100 botanic gardens across Australia every year, Botanic […]

Exemptions sought to ban on sales of flowering cherries in NZ

The New Zealand Plant Producers nursery industry organisation (NZPPI) is leading a request for a sale ban exemption in Auckland, New Zealand for several Japanese flow­ering cherry cultivars attributed to Prunus serrulata and claimed to be sterile. NZPPI Biosecurity and Technical Manager Kathryn Hurr reports for Commercial Horticulture. The Japanese […]

Member Profile: Life is a bed of roses – profile Kelvin Trimper AM

The rose has been revered by poets, artists, sculptors, writers and gardeners for centuries even long before Shakespeare penned those lines “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” in his tragic play, Romeo and Juliet. In South Australia, the name Trimper is strongly associated with roses. Kelvin Trimper AM grew up with […]

Media Release: New plant-selector tool launched to promote climate-ready urban greening: Greenlife First

MEDIA RELEASE 9 May 2022 Greenlife first: New plant-selector tool launched to promote climate-ready urban greening Local governments, landscape architects and urban greening professionals can now determine which plants will survive where over the next 50 years using a new tool. The initiative is delivered through Hort Innovation, and led […]