Program and Map

2022 Program & Map

2022 Map will be uploaded closer to date of event

Saturday 12th March 2022 – HORTICULTURAL STAGE

MC: Roebyne Birtles

TimeTopicSpeaker
9.00am – 10.00amChanging to a new climate – moving to the subtropics.Hendrika Kwan
10.00am – 11.00amThe Soil-ution under our feet.Peter Critch
11.15am – 12.00pmOFFICIAL OPENING with BCC Councillor XXXX
10th Anniversary
Event Opening
12.00pm – 1.00pmIndoor plants with a difference.
Explore new and interesting indoor plants including natives.
Claire Bickle
1.00pm – 2.30pmSurprise TopicCosta Georgiadis
2.30pm – 3.30pmGrowing great vegetables.Arno King
Saturday 12th March 2022 – GARDENING STAGE

MC: Oliver Hall

TimeTopicSpeaker
8.30am – 9.30amSuccessfully growing hoyas in S.E. Qld.Ross Pedley
(Plants by Ross)
9.30am – 10.30amProfessional products available for the home gardener.Nick Hutchinson
(Fernland)
10.30am – 11.30amClumping bamboos for the garden.Rick Warwick
(Bamboo Downunder)
11.30am – 12.30pmBuilding Better SoilsColin Johnson
(Earthlife)
12.30am – 1.30pmHow to compost ALL your kitchen waste.Victoria Brun
(Direct Compost Solutions)
1.30pm – 2.30pmHow to sharpen pruning tools.Norma Ensor
(Cut Above Tools)
2.30pm – 3.30pmThe do’s and don’ts of synthetic grass.Jason Grundy
(Grundy Synthetic Surfaces)
Saturday 12th March 2022 – MASTERCLASS WORKSHOPS

$50 per workshop (additional to entry fee)
Due to Covid Restrictions, online bookings are essential to secure seat.
Workshop Facilitator: Frances Parsons

TimeWorkshop TopicPresenter
10.00am – 11.00amMasterclass 1: Aroids – care, culture & propagation. [info + booking]Trevor Crawford
11.30am – 12.30pmMasterclass 2: Skin care with common garden weeds. [info + booking]Kate Wall
1.00pm – 2.00pmMasterclass 3: Potting mix – how to make your own. [info + booking]Stephen Flood
2.30pm – 3.30pmMasterclass 4: Terrariums for beginners. [info + booking]Shandel Lawton-Price
Sunday 13th March 2022 – HORTICULTURAL STAGE

MC: Roebyne Birtles

TimeTopicSpeaker
10.00am – 11.00amPrime your patch for a bumper winter harvest.Phil Dudman
11.00am – 12.00pmPlant Collectors – Custodians of the future or thieves?Paul Plant
12.00pm – 1.30pmSurprise Topic.Costa Georgiadis
Sunday 13th March 2022 – GARDENING STAGE

MC: Oliver Hall

TimeTopicSpeaker
9-30am – 10.30amCoconut pith (coir) for propagation & growing edible and ornamental plants.Peter Undery
(RAMESA Nursery)
10-30am – 11.30amGardening for the busy and the beginners.Coral Larsen
(Larsen’s Nursery)
11.30am – 12.30pmComposting made simple.Peter Critch
(Subpod)
12.30pm – 1.30pmHow to eat from your garden throughout the year!Dr. Kevin Redd
(Sustainable Cuisine)
Sunday 13th March 2022 – MASTERCLASS WORKSHOPS

$50 per workshop (additional to entry fee)
Due to Covid Restrictions, online bookings are essential to secure seat.
Workshop Facilitator: Frances Parsons

TimeWorkshop TopicPresenter
9.30am – 10.30amMasterclass 5: Garden design for small gardens. [info + booking]Clare James
11.00am – 12.00pmMasterclass 6: How to be a Plant Doctor – 101. [info + booking]Annette Irish
12.30pm – 1.30pmMasterclass 7: Propagating plants for beginners. [info + booking]Paul Washuta