Author Archives: Josephine Mifsud

Friends of Burnley Garden – Hermannshof & Landscape Design trends in Germany, Wednesday 28th November

FOBG is presenting an illustrated talk of the history of landscape design in Germany, concentrating particularly on twentieth century and current trends, from the work of the great plantsman Karl Foerster to the fabulous ‘German Wave’, as seen at Hermannshof, the … Continue reading

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Friends of Burnley Garden, Plant Sale: Wednesday 21st November, 2018

FOBG’s regular plant sales are great source of funds for the gardens, and a way for gardeners to obtain a variety of well-grown, healthy plants at very competitive prices.  FOBG’s Propagation Group grows a range of garden-worthy and sometimes unusual plants, including … Continue reading

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Garden DesignFest, 10th – 11th and 17th – 18th November

Garden DesignFest, showcasing the work of some of Victoria’s leading professional garden designers, will be held again in November. Gardens will be open to the public (10am to 5pm) over two weekends: • 10 and 11 November: Gardens in rural … Continue reading

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Garden Lover’s Weekend, Creswick : 10th and 11th November 2018

This annual community event, now in it’s fifth year, is organised by Business & Tourism Creswick Inc. All profits are used for local Creswick projects. We invite you to visit the scenic, historic Central Goldfields Region of Victoria and see … Continue reading

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Empowering the Women of Horticulture

Current and emerging female leaders in the Australian horticulture industry can now apply for a leadership development scholarship valued up to $10,941. The scholarship, which is celebrating its second year, is funded by Hort Innovation and Women & Leadership Australia … Continue reading

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Friends of Burnley Garden – Plant Sale, Wednesday 29th August

FOBG regular plant sales are great source of funds for the gardens, and a way for gardeners to obtain a variety of well-grown, healthy plants at very competitive prices. The  Propagation Group grows a range of garden-worthy and sometimes unusual plants, … Continue reading

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BBM Youth Support – Horticultural Awards

BBM Youth Support Awards open for applications  BBM Youth Support is offering one $8,000 Award to young horticulturalists aged 16-23, designed to help the successful applicant develop specialist skills and widen their networks overseas. Upon their return, awardees are then … Continue reading

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Gardens of India & Kashmir

Friends of Burnley Garden Inc invite you to a talk by Warwick Forge on the Gardens of India & Kashmir.  For more details please see this flyer.   Please like & share:

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Professional Development Workshops delivered by Dirtscape Dreaming

Deciding on a career change comes after years of yearning, searching, reflection and determination. The journey into Landscape Design has many varied pathways, often leaving a chasm of learning yet to be discovered, with no guide. Many dreams fall into … Continue reading

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GMCT Rose Pruning Workshops : July 2018

The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust is hosting Rose Pruning Workshops at three of its Memorial sites:  Fawkner, Lilydale,  and Altona Sessions will be held at the same time/dates across all sites: Tuesday 3 July 2018, 10-11am Thursday 5 July 2018, … Continue reading

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