Diary Dates

September

4 Noosa Botanic Gardens Plant Fair, Noosa Botanic Gardens, Noosa, Qld; www.noosabotanicgardens-friends.org.au

46 Spoga+Gafa, the garden trade fair, Cologne, Germany; www.spogagafa.com

16 Plant Identification and Selection – Victoria, Burnley College – University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, Vic; www.aih.org.au

1625 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, Toowoomba, Qld; www.tcof.com.au

1720 Reed Gift Fair, Sydney Exhibition Centre@Glebe Island, Rozelle, NSW; www.reedgiftfairs.com.au

1716 October Floriade, Canberra, ACT; www.floriadeaustralia.com

20 Trade Day Expo Sydney, Nursery and Garden Industry NSW and ACT, Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon, NSW; (02) 9679 1472, www.ngina.com.au

October

19     Leura Gardens Festival, Leura, NSW; www.leuragardensfestival.com

69 Brisbane International Garden Show, Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine, Qld; (07) 5441 4655; www.brisbanegardenshow.com.au

14 2016 Therapeutic Landscapes Conference NSW, TAFE NSW − SWSi Horticulture, Raine Road, Padstow, NSW; info@nullcultivatensw.org.au or www.cultivatensw.org.au

2730 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architects, Canberra, ACT; www.aila.org.au

November

810 17th Australian Almond Conference, Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Vic; (08) 8584 7053, www.australianalmonds.com.au

12−13 Garden DesignFest 2016, various locations in Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula, Vic; www.gardendesignfest.com.au

19−20 Garden DesignFest 2016, various rural locations, Vic; www.gardendesignfest.com.au

2025 International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture 2016, Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Qld; www.istth2016.org

2324 ‘The Mechanics of Urban Greening’, Australian Institute of Horticulture symposia, part of ISTTH 2016, Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Qld; www.aig.org.au, www.istth2016.org

2527 Australian Pollinator Week (various activities); www.beesbusiness.com.au

Trade days

The New South Wales, Queensland and Victorian nursery associations stage monthly trade days. Regional trade days are also held in parts of New South Wales. As a guide, Sydney Trade Day is held on the first Tuesday of the month (with the exception of January, August and October which are held on the second Tuesday with an additional trade day on the third Tuesday in September) at Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon, NSW; Brisbane Trade Day is held on the third Wednesday of the month (no trade days are held in Brisbane during July or August) at the RNA Showgrounds, Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills; and Melbourne Trade Day is held generally on the first Tuesday of the month at Caribbean Gardens, Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby (except November, when it’s brought forward a week). To confirm trade day dates and locations visit the association websites.

If you have an event coming up, let Greenworld know. Email details to jennifer@nullglenv.com.au.