In response to our sell out 2013 workshops, an exciting schedule of 16 practical 90 minute sessions are offered by leading experts on design and horticulture, including four by international speakers. Designed to be interactive and student driven, there will be ample opportunity for discussion and learning experiences. Workshops are open to non-delegates (max. 30 students per workshop). 

DATE: Monday and Tuesday, September 21 and 22, 2015

TIME: 8.45am-5pm daily (refer to ALC Workshop Program below for session times)

VENUE: Burnley Campus, University of Melbourne, Yarra Boulevard, Burnley

COST: $75 per workshop

BOOK: Via registration form or website

CONTACT: or 0409 000 089

Presenter biographies and a synopsis of each workshop can be accessed from the Workshop menu tab on our website.

ALC Workshop Program
Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd September 2015

James Basson, France: 9am – 10.30am
Creative Design Solutions – Thinking Outside the Box (Monday only)
Challenging Spaces - Dynamic Solutions (Tuesday only)

Amander Flaherty, Light on Landscape: 9am – 10.30am
Garden Illumination

Martin Rein-Cano, Athens: 11am – 12.30pm (Monday only)
Streets as Public Spaces: Including the Significance of Trees & Planting Concepts

Scott Leung/Myles Broad, Eckersley Garden Architecture: 11am – 12.30pm
Draping Architecture with Greenery

Rodger & Gwen Elliot, Australian Plants & Gardens Specialists: 11am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3pm(Tuesday only)
Habitat Gardens with Australian Plants

Diana Wiesner, Colombia: 1.30pm – 3.00pm (Monday only)
Greening our Cities

Erik van Zuilekom, Fytogreen: 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Vertical Garden Design - Practical Considerations for Ecological Planting on the Vertical

Tim Sansom, The Diggers Club: 3.30pm – 5.00pm
“What’s Old is New” focusing on heirloom vegetables, annual flowers and perennials for Australian gardens

Robert Boyle, Robert Boyle Landscape Design: 3.30pm – 5.00pm
Water in the Australian Landscape

Images (top to bottom): Amander Flaherty; James and Helen Basson, who design Mediterranean gardens near Nice and Monaco in the south of France; Tim Sansom will discuss heirloom vegetables, annuals and perennials; and Erik van Zuilekom will deal with practical issues to consider with vertical gardens.

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