On a sunny winter’s day in June, HMAQ members toured the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Maroochy Research Facility at Nambour to learn more about horticultural research into subtropical fruits, breeding and diseases.
Canongate Partners Pty Ltd, publisher of SA Gardens & Outdoor Living has sold all of its magazines and website to long-time South Australian company Solstice Media, well-known for distributing InDaily to thousands of internet subscribers every weekday. The change of ownership took effect on June 29. SA Gardens & Outdoor […]
All members of HMAA are invited to join HMAQ for a three-day weekend in sunny Cairns from August 31 to September 2, 2018. The program includes two organised days and one free day for the Cairns Festival. The organised days include a Professional Development Day sponsored by Seasol on Friday […]
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show announces a Presenting Partnership deal with Lawn Solutions Australia
The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show is excited to announce Lawn Solutions Australia, Australia’s largest network of turf specialists, will become the Presenting Sponsor of the Show. The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is an industry platform and a critical vehicle to drive and grow public interest in […]
The Hort Innovation Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Brand as the Rural Research and Development Corporation’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Brand will take office in early September 2018. Mr Brand brings a wealth of experience, most recently from his previous role as the long-term CEO […]
Queensland Garden Expo speaker line-up unveiled Renowned cook and TV personality Paul West will share his celebration of home grown food as he joins an already impressive line-up of presenters to make his first appearance at the Queensland Garden Expo from 13-15 July this year. Best known for his role […]
The organisers of QLD Garden Expo have arranged a special QGE accommodation package with Novotel Twin Waters Resort. Packages include complimentary breakfast with $135 room, or a three-night $300 package with daily breakfast for up to 2 adults and 2 children. For full terms and conditions visit their website. (CLICK HERE […]
Australian production nurseries providing tree stock to councils, developers and landscapers are being invited to provide feedback on a draft revision to the Australian Standard AS2303:2015 – Tree stock for landscape use.
A large-scale and coordinated effort to retrofit green infrastructure into our built environment could see residential property values increase by 6 to 15 per cent as well as providing social, health and environmental benefits. A team of researchers at the University of Technology Sydney have spent the past twelve months […]
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) hosted the launch of the 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: ‘The Expanding Field’ on the Gold Coast on Wednesday night. Attended by the Creative Directors, Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL), local AILA members, sponsors and guests the evening was a huge success in […]