The really big news this time around is that Graham Ross VMM has kindly agreed to be the Patron of IGC! It seems impossible that anyone in the gardening world wouldn’t know of Graham, his family and their achievements, but in case you’re domiciled in the far flung reaches of the Horticultural Empire where the news comes via carrier pigeon and jungle drums……
The nursery industry is inviting growers to provide their feedback on plant pest priorities through an online survey to help fast-track safe and effective chemical registration for Australian nursery production.
Nursery & Garden Industry Austalia (NGIA), in partnership with Horticulture Innovation Australia (Hort Innovation), is conducting the survey to understand which pests are most affecting production, and determine how gaps in the supply of chemicals can affect growers.
The Nursery and Garden community's top organisations and outstanding individuals gathered together at Hawkesbury racecourse Friday night the 25th November to celebrate the annual NGINA (Nursery and Garden Industry NSW & ACT) Awards.
The awards consisted of a range of awards from the NGINA Awards of Honour, the NGI Industry awards for best businesses based on the National Awards criteria and finally our popular Members Choice Awards. With a record number of nominations for the Members Choice Awards the winners were voted on from a competitive field of entrants, all of whom demonstrate that they run excellent businesses.