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
The spiral staircase in the Temperate House. Photo: RBG Kew
Kew Gardens’ biggest ever renovation project is nearing completion, with the Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse – set to re-open in May next year. Continue reading
Elswick in Bloom. Photo: RHS / Mark Waugh
A Lancashire village has been crowned Champion of Champions in the RHS Britain in Bloom Competition. Continue reading
Did you know your home could be making you sick? A study in Australia reports that volatile organic compounds are up to 10 times higher indoors than outdoors, and that plants are effective in reducing them. Continue reading
A unique wetland restoration project in Geelong has won Landscaping Victoria’s ‘Landscape of the Year’ award. Continue reading
Zinnia ‘Zany Rose Picotee’. Photo: RHS/Joanna Kossak
Candy-coloured Zinnia ‘Zany Rose Picotee’ has won the RHS People’s Choice Awards, with red and pink flowers dominating the 2017 list. Continue reading