Just on 20,000 garden lovers, including hundreds of horticulture professionals, flock to the number one gardening event in Queensland. Now rivalling shows in Melbourne and Sydney, the expo is one part botany, one part education and one part art gallery. Showcasing creative talents over the three days, and joining Queensland's top landscape designers and nurseries, will be gardening experts Col Campbell, Ross McKinnon, Annette McFarlane and Phil Dudman.
The expo features tantalizing offerings from 340 exhibitors - offering the latest in garden tools, pots, water features, accessories, garden art and more. Lecture Marquees will offer expert advice, free demonstrations and question/answer sessions. With five major stage areas presenting over 120 lectures and workshops this is the place to learn how to turn your thumbs green. Over 50 best nurseries will have nearly 40,000 plants for sale daily. Major attractions on site include full size landscaped gardens, 'outdoor room' display area, giant organic kitchen gardens and a free kids play feature. With free shuttle buses meeting every train and car parking on site it is easy access for all.
8am to 5pm daily except Sunday 8am to 4pm
06 July to 08 July 2007
Children: All children welcome. Facilities include a playground with giant slippery dip and many fun activities such as face painting, baby animal farm and reptile display.
Disabled: Wheelchair access is available and assistance can be provided. Please contact the organisers to discuss your requirements.
The Expo is a non profit event run by the Nursery & Garden Industry Queensland - Sunshine Coast branch. It has been held annually for 23 years in Nambour and is designed to help people gain knowledge about the benefits of gardening. Based solely around the Home garden this Expo is all about education, conservation and application.