The prestigious Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival, the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire is calling for applications for its competition. The theme of the 2019 competition is Gardens of Paradise. Each year the competition receives about 300 entry projects. A jury by renowned professionals meets to select 25 gardens that are shown every year in an event called the International Garden Festival.
New Zealand Flower and Garden Show
Everyone from gardeners and horticultural experts to landscape designers and art aficionados are sure to find something to appeal at the 2018 New Zealand Flower and Garden Show, to be held at West Auckland’s The Trusts Arena from November 28 until December 2 2018.
An artist impression of the centre of plant innovation. Image Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
A new centre of innovation in plant sciences will be built at the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annum in Sydney’s west. A $60million package will fund building the state of the art centre that will become the home of the national herbarium of NSW.
Sydney Park wins design award
The Sydney Park water re-use project has won the prestigious 202020 Vision Green Design Award. The stand-alone gong, which recognises excellence in green design and the impact on built environments, was presented at the Good Design Awards Ceremony held in Sydney on May 17.
The inaugural Landscape Show at Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse on May 21, 2018 is a must-attend event for all commercial and residential landscape contractors.
Citrus Canker. Image from Department of Primary Industry and Resources
Citrus canker in the Northern Territory
The Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources is responding to a suspected detection of citrus canker. It is understood that plants showing signs of infection were found on a variety of West Indian lime at retail outlets in both Darwin and Palmerston in early April.
A newly formed organisation called Therapeutic Horticulture Australia (THA) has appointed a management committee to oversee and guide the practice of horticultural therapy and therapeutic gardening in Australia.
AIPH members announce the City of Łódź in Poland will host the A1 Horticultural Exhibition
The City of Łódź in Poland has won the right to host the prestigious A1 World Horticultural Exhibition from April to September 2024. With a theme of ‘Nature of the City’ the exhibition aims to promote the sharing of experience and solutions for improving the quality of life in cities and introduce more sustainable development focused on the use of living green landscapes and green spaces.
Hamilton Gardens, in New Zealand, has unveiled its latest fantasy garden, with an unusual piece of equipment – a floating Huddleston-inspired airship, harking back to a time when steam ruled the world.
Take an opportunity to learn first-hand how the unique New York High Line is managed with the expert himself, internationally renowned Piet Oudolf, in an exclusive new course. Launched by Learningwithexperts.com the course is available from March 1.
Hidden Design Festival, Sydney is on 10-11 March 2018. Ticket sales are already open! Don’t miss this opportunity to see 11 designer gardens open for this one-off public viewing. Continue reading
Photograph by Gérard Rondeau
The Arts and Nature Center of Chaumont-sur-Loire in France will devote its 2017-18 winter exhibition to some stunning photography. Continue reading
Ian and Judy Wintle have been opening their famous ‘Giving Garden‘ in Brisbane each year for 15 years, raising $60,000 for charity. But 18 and 19 November 2017 will be your very last chance to see it, or visit again. Continue reading