Antonia-McCaskie

Hidden Treasures Open Garden – April 5th

Mother Nature’s Laughter – Antonia McCaskie’s garden When Antonia McCaskie was a young girl, growing up in The Hague, Holland during the war, she was inspired by the resilience of flowers blooming amidst bombed ruins. Decades later, living in another world, Antonia has created the most delightful hillside garden on the outskirts of Brisbane. The …

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The Bush-House Shady Paradise Retreat Tuesday Talk by Dr Jean Sim

Tuesday Talk with Dr Jean Sim

Join us for a special insight as Jeannie takes us on a journey of our favourite garden structure the ‘umbraculo‘ and see lost treasures in our gardens. Bush-houses have been created since the 1870s in Australia, especially in Queensland. These structures provide protection for shade-loving plants in warm climates that replicate the natural growing understorey conditions of rainforests …

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Soils ain’t Soils

Want to learn more about Plant health through managing healthy soils? This workshop, the third in the MasterGardener series, will look at the most important criteria to maintain healthy plants – SOIL. The hands-on workshop will investigate the various types of soil, interrelationships between plant health, soil, nutrition, soil organic matter, soil water and importantly soil fauna. What bugs and critters do we …

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City Botanic Garden Work Team Volunteers

Work with the FBBGSA in 2018. City Botanic Garden Work Team Opportunity starting March 2018 Brisbane City Council, supported by The Friends Volunteers are providing the opportunity to work maintaining the bedding displays within the Formal Garden area in ‘The City Botanic Gardens’. Enjoy developing a beautiful flower garden admired by the passing public and park users. Learn new …

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Arno King Summer Vegie Gardening National Gardening Week Talk

Winter Vegie Gardening – March 11

[columns] [span4] [/span4][span8] ‘ Winter Vegie Gardening ‘ The Friends invite all members & guides to a morning with Arno King – Registered Horticulturist, Registered Landscape Architect at the Kitchen Garden, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha 11th March 2018 9:30 am to 12:30 – come at 9.00am for a cuppa.      Arno will talk about: How to prepare the vegetable garden …

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