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.
“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.
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.
Autumn 2019 will see the launch of Richgro Organics, a fully certified, 100% organic line of fertilisers designed to meet the needs of Aussie gardeners. With the Australian Certified Organic bud logo prominently displayed the nine-strong range includes fertiliser varieties designed to provide the right nutrients and improve soil quality […]
Gabe Mostafa, publisher of Hort Journal and an HMAA member, has announced the launch of a new online plant sourcing website aimed at garden designers and landscapers. PlantSelect.com.au is an interactive national marketing and sourcing platform that goes way beyond simply listing plants, providing pricelists and photos, explains Gabe. While […]
2019 is gearing up to be quite a year for roses with the release of some fabulous new varieties from Treloar Roses. Two new beautifully fragrant varieties and feature releases for this year – Kiss Me Kate and Fruity Parfuma are being added to the much loved ‘Parfuma’ range. Kiss […]
5 December 2018 The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has welcomed the new function of assisting with disputes that fall under Franchising, Horticulture and Oil Codes of Conduct. “Our office is providing businesses with information on the codes, options to resolve disputes and access to mediation […]