Green thumbs of all ages will bee-inspired at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, presented by Scotts Osmocote, as critters and creativity make for the ultimate family day out, 29 March through to 2 April 2023.
For families looking to get hands on, 15-minute growing workshops will be available at the Scotts Osmocote marquee. Come and be dazzled by the beauty and diversity of The Diggers Club perennial border displays and learn all about the flavour, productivity, and history of heirloom vegetables. Come to their education hub for free all-day workshops and check out their mini urban farm to learn how to grow an abundance of food in small spaces
If a career change is on the cards for mum and dad, or bigger kids are taking the leap into tertiary education, teachers from some of Victoria’s leading universities and TAFEs will be on hand to provide information on a wide range of courses at the all-new Horticulture Careers Hub. The Achievable Gardens created by landscape design students will also be a haven of backyard inspiration.
The Victorian Schools Garden Program will host daily multisensory activities for aspiring horticulturalists. Celebrating the importance of pollinators in the garden, the Bee Inspired area will be a-buzz with interactive experiences and displays.
KIDS -FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES
Throughout the gardens there are a number of additional exhibitors with kids friendly activities, please note the full overview of the 2024 Kid-Friendly activities will be released closer to event date.