In a savvy innovation to keep cool, Japanese gardeners at the 360 year-old stately home and gardens Sengan-en, have started wearing new jackets with built-in fans.
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.
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.
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.
The New York EcoQuest Challenge for November 2017 is to Investigate Invasives, part of the NYC EcoFlora Project that is tasking citizens to take and share photos of the monthly target plant or animal. Continue reading
Millions of flowers in elaborate displays pay tribute to the late King Bhumibol. The ‘Flowers for Dad’ exhibition was part of the last farewell to the much loved Father of Thailand. Continue reading
The International Garden Festival in Québec, Canada is calling for proposals to create new temporary gardens for the 2018 exhibition. Continue reading
Christmas at Kew – an after-dark landscape lit up by over one million twinkling lights, with a brand new trail winding through the Gardens. It sounds spectacularly sparkly. Continue reading
A smartphone app that can estimate the taste of vegies and fruit by taking a photo of them? Where else but Japan! Continue reading
Continue your support for the EcoQuest Challenge. The target for October 2017 is Fraxinus and Fungi. Continue reading
Using vegies they’ve grown, UK kids will cook up a storm for the RHS Big Soup Share – a week of events marking ten years of the Campaign for School Gardening. Continue reading
Joseph Banks’ Florilegium is a collection of botanical engravings, possibly the best ever, from which selected prints are now published in a book of the same name, with expert commentaries and additional texts. Continue reading