SPEAKERS

Speakers & Workshop Presenters confirmed for this event are featured here.

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

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Ross Pedley

Ross Pedley

Ross Pedley is one of the speakers at the Gardening Stage. Ross and his family spent many years travelling around Queensland due to his teaching

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Rick Warwick

Rick Warwick from Bamboo Downunder is one of the speakers at the Gardening Stage. Rick has been obsessed with bamboos for 25 years. He moved

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Clare James

Clare James is a qualified landscape designer, horticulturist and plant lover. Mainly working in residential design Clare has run her own design business Clare James

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Paul Washuta

Paul Washuta is currently in his sixth year of teaching horticulture with TAFE Queensland Brisbane (Grovely Campus). Paul holds a BSc in Agriculture and an

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Norma Ensor

Norma Ensor

Norma Ensor from Cut Above Tools is one of our speakers on the Gardening Stage. Ernie and I started as the Qld Agents for CutAbove

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Peter Undery

Peter Undery

Peter Undery from RAMESA Nursery is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage. Peter is the owner (in partnership with his wife Romaine) of

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Arno King

Arno King is a keen gardener, horticulturist and designer who enjoys sharing his experiences as a speaker at various garden shows and conferences, and writing for various publications, including Gardening Australia, Garden Drum, The Diggers Club, Garden Clinic and subTropical Gardening.

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Peter Critch

Peter Critch is a new face to our speaker/presenter program at the Brisbane Garden & Plant Expo. Self-confessed ‘soil nerd’, Peter is on a quest

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Costa

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

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Shandel Lawton-Price

Shandel Lawton-Price  – For as long as Shandel can remember she has always found tranquility in the rainforest but for the past two years, Shandel

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Victoria Brun

Victoria Brun

Victoria Brun from Direct Compost Solutions is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage. Originally an Anaesthetic Nurse, Vicki started experimenting with in-ground composting

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Claire Bickle

Claire Bickle is well known for her enthusiastic presenting, writing, broadcasting and educating on her favourite topics; gardening, chooks, children and all things related to

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Phil Dudman

Phil Dudman is a horticulturist and garden designer with a passion for organic gardening and helping people to grow their own food successfully. When he’s

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Annette Irish

Annette Irish

Annette Irish is a respected consulting horticulturist who shares her knowledge and experiences through workshops for disciples of gardening. She is well known for her

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Trevor Crawford

Trevor Crawford

Trevor Crawford has been a collector of rare plants for over 55 years. Garden legends Len Butt and Peter Tsang were his mentors. Years (decades)

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Colin Johnson

Colin Johnson

Colin Johnson from Earthlife is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage. Colin has been actively working as a horticultural professional in the Nursery

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Jason Grundy

Jason Grundy of Grundy Synthetic Surfaces is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage. Jason has been installing outdoor floor and safety coverings since

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Nick Hutchinson

Nick Hutchinson

Nick Hutchinson from Fernland is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage. Nick is the National Sales & Marketing Manager at Fernland and has

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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.

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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

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Stephen Flood

Stephen Flood  first started gardening at the age of five growing a pot plant that won second prize at the spring school fair. Growing up Steve

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Coral Larsen

Coral Larsen is one of our speakers at the Gardening Stage in 2021. Coral’s gardening knowledge started as young girl, watching both her grandfather growing

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Paul Plant

Paul Plant shares his gardening knowledge and experiences on radio, print and television. He is most well-known for his involvement in subTropical Gardening magazine and gardening talkback programs on radio stations 4BC, NoosaFM and ABC Sunshine Coast.

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