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Inaugural Wonderland & Gardening Festival 2015

The inaugural event was located at Melbourne Showgrounds, 9-11 October 2015, and focused on Growing, Gardening and Cooking. We had everything from rare plant growers and specialist plant nurseries to gardening tools and products. And with an array of experts to share their knowledge, it was a rare opportunity to have so many key industry figures at one event. ABC Organic Gardener's Peter Cundall, formally opened the festival. He later provided a crop-rotation d

Visit, buy, learn – Exhibitors for 2015

With a range of stalls selling plants and gardening equipment, there were opportunities to buy new release, rare and hard-to-find  plants - and get good advice to help your garden grow. There was the opportunity to visit exhibitor stands and find out more, or sit and interact with our on-stage panels who answered questions, entertained with stories, gardening anecdotes and practical ideas. Here's just a sample of the enormous array of quality exhibitors: Read more

Thank you to 2015 supporters & sponsors

Our sincere thanks to those supporting organisations and sponsors who got behind us for the inaugural event. From small acorns, great oak trees grow! (more…)

Carolyn Priest – Gold Award winner!

Carolyn Priest’s One Gardener’s Journey is the Gold Medal winner of the inaugural Display Garden Awards in the Horticultural & Gardening Festival 2015. Head Judge, Ian Barker of Ian Barker Designs said, “The garden has a design sophistication that would hold it’s own anywhere. The stories the designer told us were told so subtly that it takes time to find them, but if you do, you will be rewarded.” Read more