The largest internal living green wall in the Southern Hemisphere has won the Second-Place Award in the International Design Contest for indoor plants and urban plantings, category Green Walls $40,000+. Johnson Fediw Associates, publisher of I-Plants Magazine, announced the winners today. The TPR GROUP won the Second-Place Award for their green wall project at The Royal Botanic Gardens (The Gardens) in Sydney, Australia.
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.