Chris and the Australian Training Awards.

One of our apprentices, Chris Henbery, represented Victoria in Hobart last Thursday. He was a finalist in the Australian Apprentice of The Year award. Chris flew down on the Monday and spent three days of interviews, tours and dinners. The tours included a visit to the famous Mona Art Gallery, a true Hobart must do. …

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The giant agave that took 20 years to flower.

Thanks to Collector’s Corner, we have some pretty amazing agave here at Gardenworld. One of them is this massive Agave parryi hybrid. The original variety was native to New Mexico, Arizona and northern Mexico. Generally the flower colour will be a pale yellow, but being a hybrid, we are not quite sure what colour this …

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Cup Day at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

By James Wall. What do you tell your children on your day off that you want to walk around the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne ? You tell them we are going on a photographic assignment of course. One child gets the camera for half an hour and then the other child gets its for the …

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The mystique of growing blueberries – part 2.

By James Wall. So it was back to the blueberry farm on  the rolling hills of Gippsland in late October to see what was going on. Blueberries are already available in Melbourne fruit shops, but they are grown in northern NSW. Over here in Gippsland, they have begun to set fruit but are many weeks …

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