The Gympie Showgrounds will be brimming with ideas, educational advice and a wonderful array of plant and orchid displays for the home gardener at the Gympie Garden Expo, May 5 and 6.
On Saturday, May 5, join in on special workshops on how to prepare potted plants for exhibiting. Faye Dobson will present a workshop on Bonsai. Jim Evan’s will enlighten visitors about growing orchids, and Adam Woodhams will discuss sustainability. Cath Manuel will hold a special, ‘soil to supper’ workshop at 10am and 2pm.
On Sunday May 6, visit the Compost Corner in the Hensel Building to see displays on koala habitats, microbats, Landcare, seed saving, permaculture plants, native and honey bees.
You can catch up with a great variety of businesses who deal in garden supplies, plants, craft and landscaping and just about anything to do with your garden. New stallholders are always welcome.
Entry to the event is just $5, children free, with open gardens also free to the public.