From October 22-24, key speakers will discuss natural/biological methodologies in scaping soil for plants, choosing plants and assessing and mentoring plant health. Concepts will not be restricted to urban aesthetic gardens and will also include native bushland, production, urban farming and address issues of selection of geographical and climatic regions.
Key speakers for the event will include the following, plus other leading AIH specialist members.
CEO of Nutri-Tech Solutions, international speaker on biological production and plant nutrition
OAM, FAIH, RH– horticultural researcher, gardening and media personality
MAIH, RH - Australian Horticulturist of the Year 2012, Director, Greenwall Company & Ex-Parrot Sydney-based leading greening wall/roofs specialist
FAIH, RH – Australian Horticulturist of the Year 2011, Director, Deicke Richards, landscape architect, international horticultural educator, horticultural media
FAIH, RH – Managing Director AIMS Pty Ltd, President AIH, Senior horticultural consultant and international educator
Dempster Local Plant Strategies (Dempster LPS) WA developing economically valuable, environmentally connected and aesthetically pleasing modified landscapes
On the morning of Friday 25 there will be a workshop on ‘Difficult Conversations and Conflict in the Horticulture Industry’ presented by Serge Loode Director PACSIA, a leading international peace and mediation specialist and lecturer based in Brisbane (5 CPD points).
On the evening of Friday 25 at 7pm will be the AIH Awards Dinner, themed “Aussie Winners” and featuring Don Burke as the event MC. Tickets are currently on sale from $99.00 per person and the event will feature special guests Wes Fleming and Phil Johnson, Best in Show winners at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Share the night with Australia’s highest horticultural awards and network with other horties and friends. AIH awards dinner will be held at Riverglenn with a fabulous a la carte dining overlooking remnant forests, followed by a stroll along the Brisbane River to enjoy the October evening air (2 CPD points).
On October 26 and 27 will be the Magical Mystery Tour of the Sunshine Coast. This will involve two days strolling around the Glasshouse Mountains and Sunshine Coast beaches Visit some world class collector’s gardens and specialist nurseries with the local AIH horticulture gurus.
You can book for all events online here, otherwise please contact Annette Irish on 0406 824 438 or email Jeanette Penklis on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Book online at http://www.aih.org.au/?ai1ec_%20event=living-soils-healthy