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A line-up of highly regarded Industry Professionals will share their views on the latest design trends with a particular focus on using plants in the landscape.

Featuring Melbourne Landscape Designer, Phillip Withers, Passionate horticulturist and nurseryman, Rob Willis and Alpine Nurseries very own Craig Rich.
AILDM members and friends are invited to the next Queensland Round Table meeting to be held in Paddington on 3 May 2017
An inspiring seminar on preparing a garden for a photo shoot, taking the photo, your rights to use the image, and the effects of Photoshop.
AILDM QLD held a Round Table meeting on 22nd February then visited a Sustainable Recipe Housing Project – The Kingfisher - at 59 Kingfisher Drive
Dream Gardens is a new show coming to ABC TV on 9 February 2017.

Hosted by Michael McCoy, the show will feature the work of some of Australia’s leading landscape designers including some by AILDM Members.
Visit the AILDM Design Clinic at the Pool & Spa Expo at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. An increasing number of people are installing pools and spas when they renovate their outdoor living area for all year around entertainment. Good landscape design an integral part of creating living areas.
Join AILDM's end of year celebration at Garden Life on Thursday 8 December, 2016.

Enjoy finger food, drinks & live entertainment while connecting with members & friends.
AILDM Member Michael Cooke has shared his philosophy that gardens don't have to be perfect in his new book 'Disobedient Gardens'. The book showcases five of Michael's superbly designed gardens. The text is accompanied by the beautiful photographs of co-author Brigid Arnott
Victoria's Garden DesignFest 2016 was the largest and most complex staging of the event with 46 gardens opened, 18 more than in 2014.Three AILDM designers contributed to its success.
Landscape designer Tim Harper is flying the flag for South Australia in the prestigious 2017 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. The only South Australian in the ‘Boutique Gardens Competition’, Tim will be building a show garden and showcasing his skills and creativity against competition from around Australia.

Garden Life in St Peters, Sydney, provided the perfect backdrop for Alpine Nurseries' spring Seminar on 17 November.
AILDM's next Queensland seminar will be held at Eco Outdoor on 24 November

After the seminar there will be an end of year celebration.
Join us for our next Sydney Round Table Meeting at the Wild Pear Cafe, Dural. All AILDM members and friends welcome.
AILDM congratulates all the winners in their 2016 Landscape Design Awards.
The spring issue of Landscape Outlook is out now. Find out:

- who is judging this year's AILDM Awards;
- how to use garden metals;
- if you are career ready;
- about climate change, urban trees and your role in this;
- how one member profited from pro-bono design
AILDM's National Landscape Design Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday 8th October at Mon Bijou Melbourne. Book now to be a part of this event.
Join our bus trip or meet us at the Australian Garden, Cranbourne for a tour and presentation on 7 October.

This tour is sponsored by Ozbreed.
Judging of the record number of entries has been completed and the finalists in AILDM's 2016 Landscape Design Awards have been announced.
Decision makers engaging with small or large groups or dealing with community consultation and change. This seminar will help you!
International pioneer of large group change management and intervention methods, Carole Maleh, will give you the tools to be successful.

Seminars will be held in both Brisbane & Melbourne
The life of AILDM's Founding Patron was celebrated at the Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney,on Thursday 14 July.
Over 130 people joined Alpine Nurseries’ annual HeartKids Garden Tour on 11 March 2016, helping to raise a record $29,000 for HeartKids whilst viewing some of the Southern Highlands most beautiful private gardens.
Sydney’s revered hidden Design Festival went to Brisbane, opening the doors to private gardens created by some of Queensland’s best landscape designers.

On Saturday 5th March 2016, the public were invited to tour six private outdoor spaces in Brisbane never before opened to the public.

AILDM once again supported a design clinic at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show offering members of the public complimentary Landscape Design Consultations.
The 2016 Garden DesignFest will be held in November. Around 25 spectacular gardens featuring the work of some of Victoria's most acclaimed garden designers will be showcased.
AILDM and its members have had an amazing year of celebrations and achievement in 2015.

This report is an overview of activities and achievements in 2015.
A new book by Angus Stewart with practical, expert advice on using native plants in the home garden.
AILDM has joined the 202020 Vision to have 20% more green space in urban areas by 2020
A common theme amongst Landscape Professionals is the fact that we are all time poor. We have to be great multi-taskers keeping many balls in the air at once.
Alpine Online offers great features to help save you time and it’s always open for business:
KIDSAFE NSW Playground Advisory Unit has developed a webinar for ECC on changes to AS4685 playground Equipment and surfacing.
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