Great Gardens at Perth Royal Show

When: Sunday 28 September 2014 - Saturday 04 October 2014 - 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Location: Perth Royal Show Showgrounds, 1 Graylands Road, Claremont Great Gardens talks are free. Costs are associated with entry to Perth Royal Show free

IGA Perth Royal Show

Spending time at the Perth Royal Show? Looking for something other than show rides and fairy floss?

Well come and meet the Great Gardens team!                 Daily talks from 1.30pm

Click here to view the talk times and topics (please note that topics and presenters may be subject to change)

See the amazing demonstration garden and chat with our team of experts.

The Great Gardens talks are FREE to attend, although costs are associated with attending Perth Royal Show. For more information on Perth Royal Show times and ticket prices, please see

This event is supported by the Swan River Trust and is brought to you in conjunction with Garden Gurus and Greenfingers

Swan River Trust   The Garden Gurus  Greenfingers


Great Gardens at Kings Park Festival

When: Sunday 28 September 2014 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Location: Western Australian Botanic Garden in Kings Park, Perth Cost: free

The magic of native plantsThe Great Gardens team will join in the long running fun and frivolities at the Kings Park Festival on Saturday 28th September from 10:00am - 1:00pm.

Come along and meet Steve Wood and Sean Gray as they share the secrets of creating a beautiful garden using native plants.

Talks and demonstrations will include:

  • how to turn sand to soil
  • the magic of native plants
  • how to create a drought-proof RiverWise garden.

Located at the Workshop Marquee near the Friends of Kings Park Native Plant Sale. 

Supported by the Swan River Trust     Swan River Trust


Sustainable Design Expo 2014

When: Saturday 11 October 2014 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: City of Vincent Administration and Civic Centre, 244 Vincent Street, Leederville Cost: free

Sustainable Design ExpoThe City of Vincent is is opening its doors for the annual Sustainable Design Expo.

Building, renovating or extending your home? Landscaping the garden? Keen to learn more about the latest ‘green’ products and practices?

This is the event for you!

  • Get the latest info and advice from local green building experts
  • See the latest eco-home products
  • Enjoy free consultations with architects and designers
  • Take part in various mini-workshops
  • Learn about the principles of sustainable design
  • Get inspired with easy ways to save energy, water, waste and money - plus more!

Join sustainability expert, Martin Chape as he shares all the top tips on solar passive design and energy efficiency in the home. Martin's presentation will commence at 12:00pm. 

For a full run down on the presenters, head to the City of Vincent website

Supported by the City of Vincent     city of vincent


Great Gardens at the Conscious Living Expo

When: Thursday 16 October 2014 - Sunday 19 October 2014 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Location: Belmont Park Racecourse, Burswood Great Gardens talks are free. Costs are associated with entry to Conscious Living Expofree

Conscious Living Festival

Join Chris Ferreira at Australia's longest-running health and lifestyle exhibition, the Conscious Living Expo. 

The Conscious Living Expo runs for four days, from 16th to 19th October. 

Chris takes the 'Main Stage' on Saturday at 4:30pm to share The secrets of creating your own sustainable urban paradise.

Chris will share all the tips for gardening in WA including the Sand to Soil Demo - showing how to turn poor WA sandy soils into a fabulously rich growing medium to create your very own urban paradise.  

Click here to download the Festival Program 

Chris' talks are free to attend, however costs are associated with attending the Conscious Living Expo. For more information on times and tickets, please see


Great Gardens Workshop in Vincent

When: Sunday 19 October 2014 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: City of Vincent Administration & Civic Centre, 244 Vincent Street, Leederville Cost: free

Create your own Great GardenThis Great Gardens workshop is ideal for gardening enthusiasts who would like to learn more about maintaining a beautiful landscape in a more sustainable way.

Join our celebrity gardening experts as they share all the top tips on how to reduce your water and nutrient use, while helping to create a Riverwise landscape.

The workshops covers improving the soil, effective planting and watering techniques, best practice for fertiliser use, composting, worm farming, using plants for natural heating and cooling, becoming more Waterwise and Riverwise, drought-proofing your garden for summer - and much more!

Please register early to attend this FREE workshop as numbers are limited.

*Parking for the event will be in the Loftus Centre Car Park (access from Loftus Street and Richmond Street).

A light supper will be provided.

Proudly supported by the Swan River Trust and the City of Vincent

       swan river trust                     city of vincent

An evening with Maggie Dent and Chris Ferreira

When: Wednesday 05 November 2014 - 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM Location: Melville Primary School, (Undercover Area), Curtis Road, Melville Ph Dee Garrity on 0403 861 101 to purchase tickets$20.00

Join Maggie Dent and Chris Ferreira for an evening of insight on kids.

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Click here to download the flyer and ticket order form

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Dee Garrity on 0403 861 101