A hailstorm one year on – how do you recover?

We are hearing more and more that climate change is likely to lead to more severe storms, so cleaning up a garden after a big hailstorm is something we are probably all going to need to do at some stage, and many of us may already have had to do so. Major hailstorms occur around much of Australia and much of the world, with one storm in Sydney in 1999 resulting in the state government declaring a state of emergency. Continue reading

Paint the town – BLUE!

BlueTreesGVN.165613Would you like to paint the town BLUE? The Blue Trees‘, an environmental art installation by Konstantin Dimopoulos is going to turn the trees of Sydney’s Pirrama Park in Pyrmont bright blue, and they’re looking for volunteers to help. Continue reading

Hidden Design Festival comes to Brisbane

Hidden all around Australia are stunning gardens, designed, constructed and maintained by landscape professionals – gardens which are rarely seen, other than by their owners and friends. The Hidden Design Festival, Queensland showcases these gardens to the public. After two years of sell-out success in Sydney, Hidden is set to open here in Brisbane on Saturday 5 March 2016. If you love seeing high quality gardens and want to see the work of some of our top garden designers, you will not want to miss this event. Continue reading