Author Archives: Josephine Mifsud

Yarra Ranges Council : Community Solutions in a Changing Climate, Friday 9th August, 2019

Are you concerned about what a changing climate means for you? Have you wondered how climate change will impact your local community? To learn more come along to this event which will be facilitated by Dr Susie Burke, an environmental … Continue reading

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Friends of Burnley Garden : Fruit Tree Pruning, Saturday 3rd August, 2019

FOBG is pleased to have Chris England from Merrywood Plants demonstrate fruit tree pruning. For further details please see this flyer.

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Friends of Burnley Gardens : Flora of Sichuan – In the footsteps of the great plant hunter Ernest Wilson, Wednesday 29 May, 2019

FOBG is fortunate to have Geoff Crowhurst, once again as a guest speaker. His travels this time have taken him to China in search of rare and beautiful plants. For more info please see the flyer here.

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Friends of Burnley Garden : Valentine’s Day 14th February, 2019

The Annual Valentine’s Day Dinner for the Friends of Burnley Garden will be held at the Long Table under the new Wisteria Arbour.  Guest speaker is David Daly from the famed Conifer Gardens Nursery will speak on “Growing cool climate plants in … Continue reading

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Alison Pouliot Photography : Book Launch Wednesday 20th Feb, 2019

Although relatively little known, fungi provide the links between the terrestrial organisms and ecosystems that underpin our functioning planet.   This Allure is represented in this book of photography showing all facets of fungi. Come along to this book launch: Wednesday … 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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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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Congratulations Dawn on your 80th Birthday!

Last month our past President/Chairwomen ‘Dawn Fleming’ celebrated her 80th Birthday.  In true Dawn’s style she celebrated this milestone with over 100 guests at a lunch held in her honour at ‘Southern Golf Club’, Melbourne.  This event was celebrated with … Continue reading

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