Features14 Social & digital media Michael Nelthorpe says convergence is here − it’s your smartphone. 18 Hanging baskets They are back but with a twist. Be inspired by what’s new and different. 25 Special retail report Jennifer Stackhouse reviews the recovery at garden centres and DIY stores in the UK. 28 Plant names Your guide to why botanic names change with some new ones to get your head around. 34 Marketing There’s a world of ideas out there to help snag more customers.
People & places9 Melbourne market We take an early morning tour. 10 Green Expo Rachael Blake reports from Queensland’s premium trade show. 16 Garden Centres Australia Leigh Siebler says it's all about passion. 30 Nursery pro le Harts Nursery gets high tech. 32 Tree farming Lauren Butler discovers what’s behind the world’s largest plantations of sandalwood here in northern Australia.
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Meet Grace Scott a recent recipient of
the BBM Youth Support award.14 Social & Digital Media Special Retail Report 25 Hanging Baskets 18
Vol. 34 No. 3 Spring 2016
Horticultural Marketing, Retailing and Landscaping in Australia
In the summer edition...
• Think local – sustainability makes
• Pro le – an organic success story
• Business development – energy &
• Surviving summer – products &
• Events – your checklist for 2017
• State of the market – future of the
4 Welcome5 News 10 Events 13 Subscription offer − subscribe now and grab a Fiskars pruner 22 Australian Institute of Horticulture Inc news 37 New plants & products 41 Easy nd & buy 42 Diary dates & ad index Plant Names 28