By Michael Casey
Whilst 2021 may have been a difficult year, the Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH) recognises the commitment, professionalism and excellence of those who have made a significant contribution to the horticultural industry.
This year we received a great number of nominations, with many coming from outside of our membership base which highlights to us the many projects going on around Australia and Singapore, that people feel should be acknowledged and recognised.… Continue reading
Special horti week
For four days, December 7-11, Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV) and Australia’s top breeders and growers, will present the 2021 Australian Horticultural Trials Week. This event is an opportunity to discover new lines, visit some of Australia’s finest propagators and growers, and enjoy networking with industry colleagues from Australia and overseas.… Continue reading
Keter, manufacturers of resin-based home and garden consumer products, set out its future sustainability-led approach towards product design.
- Better Products for Better Places – A stated ambition to deliver affordable, innovative lifestyle solutions with recycled content and recyclable designs. Keter is already ahead of its 2025 schedule with zero production of single-use plastic consumer products and on track with achieving 55% of recycled content in total production (with 40% already achieved).
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By John Fitzsimmons
Biosecurity information portal
The Australian Government has launched a new national website that will help the public find answers to their biosecurity questions more easily. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud said the website would help everyone better understand their role in keeping Australia safe from pests and disease.… Continue reading
By Malcolm Calder –
Automation in nurseries across the country is being adopted. Malcolm Calder from Transplant Systems gives an insight into how savings and efficiencies can be achieved.
In today’s world of production nursery outcomes and requirements, adoption of automation is an absolute necessity.… Continue reading
By David Thompson –
Search the web for advice about getting jobs in any industry and you’ll find yourself inundated with generic, broad advice that can be hard to apply to your own situation. So many tips, so much advice – where do you ever start?… Continue reading
The winners of the 2020 Nursery & Garden Industry NSW & ACT (NGINA) industry awards were announced at a sell-out gala celebration at Springfield House, Dural recently. Hosted by Logie winner, Costa Georgiadis, an Australian landscape architect, television presenter and host of Gardening Australia, the awards recognised wholesale/production nurseries, retail nurseries, allied suppliers and industry bloomers from across NSW and the ACT for being the top of their fields.… Continue reading