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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New Zealand Garden Show 2018

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.

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Centre of plant innovation

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.

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Sydney Park wins design award

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.

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