Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show cancelled for 2020



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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Winning begonias

Begonia ‘Sweet Spice Bounty Coral’


Begonias came out winners at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS)  annual People’s Choice Awards, an important part of an annual trials program.

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Walk and talk class in Sydney

A new Walk & Talk class series, starting in Sydney on Friday June 22, will see industry professionals take horticulturists, students and green thumbs through a series of latest innovations. It will also provide a platform to brainstorm and work together to reclaim the built environment.

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In the classroom

Teaching landscape construction apprentices….they don’t care much for plants and soil – they just want to build stuff..



Victorians vote on favourite tree


Guilford tree. National Trust (Victoria)

Could this be Victoria’s favourite tree? This red gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis is just one beauty in contention for the National Trust’s 2018 Victorian Tree of the Year.  The red gum is one of the largest trees in Victoria, located at Guilford and is about 500 years old.

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The garden at No. 10 Downing Street opens

Pictured are the gardens of Number 10, 11 and 12 Downing street.

Ever wanted to see behind the garden doors of Number 10 Downing Street? Well now there’s a chance. The garden will open as part of the Open Garden Squares Weekend on 9-10 June 2018. The entrance is via a public ballot.

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