Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show cancelled for 2020

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW CANCELLED

 

Due to recent guidance from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) in light of the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation which advises against non-essential, organised public gatherings of more than 500 people, show organisers regret to share the 2020 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show has been cancelled.

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Candy spider-orchid research 

Candy spider-orchid research 

Image – Dr Noushka Reiter

 

New research into an endangered candy spider-orchid (Caladenia versicolor), found only in small numbers in Victoria, Australia, has revealed some surprising results that scientists believe will help conserve the species.

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Truro, the garden city

 Image RHS, Jim Wileman

TRURO,  THE GARDEN CITY

Imaginative plantings helped earn the Cornish city of Truro the ‘Champion of Champions’ award in the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) annual Britain in Bloom community gardening competition.

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Nature artist

Nature, and all its beauty,  is at the heart of the work of self-taught artist, Murray Ulan. Studies in horticulture and biology have also clearly influenced his sculptural work.

 

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