30 March to 3 April 2022


Balcony Gardens

To reflect the changing nature of the Australian backyard, this year’s Show will welcome the inaugural Ryman Healthcare Balcony Garden Competition, inspiring urban dwellers with limited square meters and a passion for gardening.

The 6 finalists showcasing their talent at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show’s inaugural Ryman Healthcare Balcony Garden Competition are:


Matt Leacy joins forces with Ryman for the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Ryman is collaborating with Matt Leacy, Aussie landscaping guru, for the 25th Anniversary of the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.

Matt is an expert in balcony garden design and an innovator of small space gardening. Small space gardens are an increasingly popular garden trend throughout Australian cities and overseas.

Matt will be presenting the winner of the Ryman Healthcare Balcony Garden Competition with their award at the opening breakfast of the Show.


Matt will also be taking the Main Stage throughout the show to help attendees discover the potential of their patio and balcony garden spaces. He will also be running free 1:1 workshop in the Ryman area where attendees can bring their gardening questions directly to him.

Book in your time with Matt HERE



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