Professional Past Events

Head Gardeners Event

15 March 2018




Andrew Forster, Head Gardener at Floriade, Canberra
The history and logistics of installing, running and dismantling the Floriade display for the last 21 years


Renae Harris and Kylie Barry from Stihl Technical Development
The latest developments in battery technology in gardening tools.
Their presentation included ‘hands-on’ demonstration of the range of tools


Lynne Watts, Area Manager, Hunter Industries
Latest developments in irrigation technologies, especially Wi-Fi controllers and Apps


Sylvia Cornwell, Southern Highlands Apiarists Association
Beekeeping for gardeners - exotic and native bees


Ian Carroll, Head Gardener of Oldbury
Guided tour of Oldbury Farm garden