Month: February 2019


Costa Georgiadis

Costa Georgiadis is a vibrant change maker, a connector of people, a voice for reason, a lover of nature, and perhaps above all else a teacher and host of the ABC’s Gardening Australia program. Adults and kids love Costa with his natural and down-to-earth charisma. A landscape architect and permaculturalist, Costa’s real passion is our …

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Brisbane City Council

SILVER SPONSOR Brisbane’s urban forest includes all trees and other vegetation, on public and private land. The trees that make up Brisbane’s urban forest contribute to our subtropical landscape character and biodiversity. Future goals and targets to enhance and sustain our urban forest are to: increase tree shade cover to 50% for footpaths and bikeways …

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Supporter At Seasol we are in the business of growing and nurturing! And not just plants, but strong communities, a happy healthy workplace and a sustainable environment. We manufacture and market organic liquid seaweed and environmentally friendly fertilisers in the retail, commercial and export sector. Our range of garden products are regarded as best brands …

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Hercules Instant Shelter

Bronze Sponsor Hercules Instant Shelter is our preferred supplier and source for all marquee equipment and design. Supplier of event products such as folding marquees, event marquees, pavilion, inflatable tents, custom flags, banners, marquee accessories, promotional flags plus so much more. You’re sure to find something that suits your needs. For immediate supply or quote, …

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Kate Wall

Kate Wall

Kate Wall is an experienced Brisbane gardener who is motivated to help gardeners to better understand and therefore successful garden in our subtropical climate. Much of her recent work has been focused on educating subtropical gardeners, here in Brisbane and all over the world through her articles on Garden Drum. With qualifications and a background …

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Kevin Redd

Dr Kevin Redd from Sustainable Cuisine is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage. Kevin brings a wealth of enthusiasm and penchant for edible plants. He is an entertaining speaker and a self-confessed plant nerd who absolutely thrives on learning about and sharing the origins, history, cultivation and diverse uses for plants.Kevin has a …

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Hendricka Kwan

Hendrika Kwan

Hendrika Kwan is well known for two plant groups – orchids and chillies. These two plant groups are at the opposite ends of the spectrum. One is pretty and colourful while the other can be extremely deadly to the tastebuds if untrained and unprepared. Principal horticulturist of Plant Visionz founded in Singapore since 2012, Hendrika …

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Frances Michaels

Frances Michaels

Frances Michaels is a horticulturist with over 40 years’ study and practice focusing on edible plants, organic garden management and permaculture. Holding an Advanced Certificate of Horticulture and Diploma of Permaculture she is a writer, educator and business CEO of Green Harvest Organic Gardening Supplies. Her articles on edible plants, organic pest control and soil …

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Dr Tobias Smith

Tobias Smith

Dr Tobias Smith is a bee researcher, educator and stingless bee keeper based on the Gold Coast. Tobias’s research interests focus on wild bees in agricultural landscapes, crop pollination by native bees, and native bee diversity and ecology. As an educator Tobias presents native bee and pollination workshops to community groups and schools, primarily through …

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