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Please join us when we talk to Geoff Heard, the Managing Director of Fytogreen, to find out what landscape designers need to know when designing and specifying vertical and rooftop gardens and how they can comply with recent building regulations.
By attending this short and impactful presentation, you will learn: How to utilise social media to attract and convert your target market. The three common mistakes that landscaping companies make on social media and how to avoid them. The secret to growing your audience on Instagram.
Do you plant any trees near a new home, or install or specify irrigation in gardens? Do you design, install or maintain vertical gardens or planting on rooftops or balconies on multi-storey unit blocks? Then you need to know what the new legislation is about. NSW has new legislation which is the first of a proposed suite, the next regulation in the suite may have direct impacts across our profession. Want to know more? AILDM members can view a recording of our webinar on 9 September.
The COVID lockdowns and technological advances have affected the design process for many landscape design businesses. How do we take a client brief and do a site analysis when we can't meet clients in person or even visit their property? Join this webinar on 24 August for a discussion on how to design remotely led by Nicola Cameron of Pepo Botanic Design.
Something to look forward to... we hope restrictions will be lifted enough to enable us to at least Walk 'n Talk as a group of garden enthusiasts soon. Nicole Court (@nicolecourtdesign) has kindly offered to host two walks, the first around Castlecrag and the second in the beautiful natural bushland at Duffy's Forest.
Please join us for a morning to immerse yourself in all things all things Eco: Ecological Philosophy, Ecological Principals, Ecosystem Processes, Ecological Literacy all at Kimbriki's Eco House and with a tour of the Eco Garden with Senior Ecologist Peter Rutherford and Tig Crowley.
Please join us for an Online Discussion Monday 12th April 12:30pm EST Reflecting on ideas, themes and meaning after a complete immersion in all things landscape at the Australian Landscape Conference 2021: in conversation with Nicky Court, Paul Stein and Fleur Flanery.
AILDM is conducting a survey to gather feedback from members on topics under consideration. Members are asked to take the time to read it and respond. AILDM is run by members for members, it is important we know the views of members. The survey should take less than 15 mins to complete. It is open to AILDM members at all levels of experience and membership, including student members. WIN 12 months Membership All members who complete the survey by 9 April 2021, and provide their name, will go into the draw for free individual AILDM membership for 12 months.
Waverly Council, NSW, is running this free workshop for professional gardeners on 4 May. Learn how to incorporate much needed native habitat into garden design to help bring small birds back to gardens.
Please join us for our first Sydney event for 2021, it will be a chance to catch up while we walk past some gorgeous gardens, homes and views. We’ll see a recently completed garden by Landart plus a few other coastal gardens overlooking Turrimetta beach. Then we’ll drive 15 minutes south to walk around Collaroy Basin to see the beautiful coastal gardens and homes.
In this seminar we will share and benefit from each other’s unique knowledge of our industry to be better equipped with the knowledge of how to handle situations, protect our collective interests and meet the challenges we face on a daily basis.
The Green Infrastructure Research Group at the University of Melbourne is running a free online workshop on green roof maintenance on 8 December. In this workshop research experts and practitioners in green roof design and maintenance will outline the key maintenance requirements for a range of Australian green roofs.
The exotic insect pest serpentine leafminer , also known as pea leafminer or South American leafminer, was recently found in a commercial vegetable crop in western Sydney. Serpentine leafminer poses a serious economic threat to Australia’s horticulture and nursery production plant industries.
Join us to have a conversation with Michael Mapp, an Associate Lawyer at McCarthy Durie Lawyers, who will be presenting on contracts and debt collecting. Venue: Seed Landscape Design – 139 Beck Street, Paddington, QLD Date: Thursday 26 November 2020 Time: 5:30 pm
The Interior Plantscape Association has extended an invitation to AILDM members to join their Free Webinar via Zoom. Discover the latest research from the University of Technology with Dr Fraser Torpey and Dr Peter Irga. Staying abreast of the latest technology can assist in the marketing of your business.
Learn from 8 forward thinking speakers about how to build your business and more forward in the current climate. The BUILDING BUSINESS CONFERENCE, to be presented as a webinar, has been created for businesses like yours by SPASA and IRLearning. Topics include strategy, sales, marketing, productivity, personal development, mental health and camera presence.
If you haven’t seen it already, we encourage you to take the time to view the Webinar – Mate, we need to talk which was hosted by Landscape Victoria Master Landscapers last week. LVML talk to mental health support service This is a Conversation Starter (TIACS) who break the taboo and discuss mental health - your own mental health and the health of your employees, co-workers, friends and family.
AILDM members will be joined by David Engwicht for a tour of Civosity Park , Bardon on 24 September at 7.30am. David believes that what people do with their private land has more impact on the vitality of neighbourhoods than anything that authorities can do on public land. To demonstrate, he has turned his entire yard into a public park, and it has become a valued community gathering space.
This free four-part webinar design series starting on 8 September will delve into research, case studies and critical theories to provide you with the tools to create spaces that are inclusive, sustainable and salutogenic, that is, health-promoting.
The way you market your business over the next 3-6 months is not the way you have ‘always done it’. A lot has changed in the world and you are now dealing with customers that have completely different needs, wants and emotions. This webinar will address the issues AILDM members need to deal with in the new marketing environment.
AILDM has responded to the changing business environment we find ourselves in by organising its first online round table meeting. Whether you are an AILDM member, thinking about joining, studying landscape design, or just interested in our industry, you are welcome to join us for this online chat.
Thursday 19th March 9.30 – 11.30am, 1099 Northern Rd Dural. Our three presenters will profile and discuss drought tolerant and fire retardant plants and an array of general topics. A great morning of insights and networking in an open and casual format. Open to all AILDM members.
The Which Plant Where program is a five-year series of research that will find out where current favourites are unlikely to thrive under the more extreme climates that Australian cities face, learn from past successes, and stress-test major landscape species to find opportunities for new species and varieties to be planted. Industry members are invited to attend roadshows about the program.
Please join us for the opportunity to find out about the latest products, specifications and ask questions from EcoOutdoor and Ecosmart Fire. Save time, rather than spending hours researching products online you will see and learn about the products first hand. Sydney 20 February 2020
AILDM members of NSW are invited to join a Digital & Innovation Seminar or Webinar, plus when you sign up you receive an additional 4 hours of one-on-one coaching over the phone.The seminars are specifically designed to give members the skills and confidence to drive traffic, convert customers and increase sales within their business.
Register now for this one-day forum Trees for Liveable Cities: Delivering Effective Green Infrastructure On Friday 21st February 2020 At Harold Park Community Hall, Tramsheds, 1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge (Sydney) Hosted by the Institute of Australian Consulting Arboriculturists (IACA)
Four inspiring garden experts will share their knowledge, ideas and experience, covering a broad range of topics, including the importance of therapeutic gardens, outdoor spaces that transform, restore and soothe the soul, and the relationship between beauty, care and environmental, social and cultural sustainability at the 2020 Garden Design Series to be held at the Tattersalls Club, Hyde Park in Sydney’s CBD.
Join this walk and talk all about roses on Saturday 8 February 2020 at 9 am – 12 pm at the Green E Roses Nursery, 400 Galston Rd, Galston NSW 2159