Program and Map

Speaker Program & Workshops PDF – to be available closer to date of event

Site Map PDF – to be available closer to date of event

Program and Site Map current as at time of upload. Changes may occur at the discretion of the event organisers. Stay tuned for any changes.

Friday 13th March 2020

HORTICULTURAL STAGE

MC: Adrian Tofilau 

TimeSpeakerTopic
10amCosta GeorgiadisCosta surprise!
11.30amOfficial Opening 
12pmDr Toby SmithSupporting native bees with diverse and complex gardens.
1pmKate WallWeeds – How to beat them and regain your subtropical paradise.
2pmArno KingCreating the leafy jungle: biodiverse, slick and oh so cool….
3pmPaul HoffmannSustainable Water Design – at Roma Street Parklands and for home gardens.
4pmAnnette IrishWeather proofing your collectable tropical plants.
5pm-blank period-Enjoy the ‘Twilight Experience’ at the Brisbane Garden & Plant Expo.
6pm until 7pmCosta GeorgiadisCosta !
 
Friday 13th March 2020

Garden Stage

MC: Steve McGrane

TimeSpeakerTopic
10amtbatba
11amSteve McGraneGarden Trivia Quiz – all welcome to join in the fun!
12pmHendrika Kwan Growing orchids made easy.
1pmSteve McGraneGarden Trivia Quiz – all welcome to join in the fun!
2pmSally MooreFlowering plants & herbs for subtropical gardens.
3pmDr Kevin ReddCollecting fruit trees and food plants – Where to start and how to grow your own delicious backyard collection!
4pm – 7pmMusicMusic – part of the Twilight Gardening Experience.
 
Friday 13th March 2020

Workshops

[These are paid sessions – $20 per session above entry fee – booking essential]

Workshop Facilitator: Dr Linda Falkner

TimeSpeakerTopic
11am – 12pmTrevor CrawfordMasterclass 1: Aroids – a how-to guide.
1pm – 2pmRomaine UnderyMasterclass 2: Kokedama making.
3pm – 4pmEva ErhardtMasterclass 3: Garden design for beginners.
blank period Enjoy the ‘Twilight Gardening Experience’
6pm – 7pmPaul PlantMasterclass 4: Plant collecting & propagating methods for indoor ‘Plantdads’ and ‘Guys with Plants’.
[This workshop is designed for guys – the gals session is on Saturday. However gals can book for this session if they wish.]
 
Saturday 14th March 2020

HORTICULTURAL STAGE

MC: Adrian Tofilau

TimeSpeakerTopic
10amClaire BickleTrees & Plants – nature’s air conditioners.
11amDale ArvidssonNative Plants and their first recording by Banks and Solander 250 years ago.
12pmPaul PlantHunting – a plant collector’s guide.
1pm – 2pmArno KingRedesign: adding some style, order and comfort to the plant collector’s paradise.
 
Saturday 14th March 2020

Garden Stage

MC: Steve McGrane

TimeSpeakerTopic
10amSteve McGraneGardens for wildlife habitat.
11amCarol KerkinCottage garden plants for collectors.
12pmRoss PedleyHoyas – an international trend for plant collectors.
1pm  – 2pmSteve McGraneGarden Trivia Quiz – all welcome to join in the fun!
 
Saturday 14th March 2020

Workshops

[These are paid sessions – $20 per session above entry fee – booking essential]

Workshop Facilitator: Dr Linda Falkner

TimeSpeakerTopic
10am – 11amKate WallMasterclass 5: Plant collecting & propagation methods for ‘Plantmums’ and ‘Girls with Plants’.
[Note: This workshop is designed for gals – the guys session is on Friday. However guys can book for this session if they wish.]
11.30am – 12.30pmDr Kevin ReddMasterclass 6: The GOURMET edible garden – How to grow all the Thai and Indonesian curry ingredients PLUS curry paste making workshop.
1pm – 2pmAnnette IrishMasterclass 7: Propagating and growing frangipanis – as they should be!