Monthly Archives: June 2012

Richard Rose retires from Gardens At Night

Richard Rose, past president of Landscaping Victoria and partner in Gardens At Night has officially retired today. Gardens At Night will continue under Blair and Nat (in Sydney) and Richard will spend some time contemplating his next adventure. We wish him all the best and hope to have him stay in touch as a contributor to Earthstyle.

Richard Rose retiring today

Members conquer The Block

Franklin Landscape Design & Str8line Landscaping made themselves proud with their quality landscaping work on the recent series of The Block. Dave Franklin constructed the beautiful courtyard for brothers Andrew and Mike, and Chris Early constructed this weeks featured landscapes in The Block House for Dan and Dani. Great work guys.

Andrew, Dave & Mike give the thumbs up to a successful landscape build.

Another member registered!

Congratulations to Shane Gardner from Victorian Landscape Group for achieving his building license. Looking forward to keeping you updated as more members become licensed. Great for the industry! Well done Shane.

2012 Victorian Landscape Awards

Entries for the 2012 Victorian Landscape Awards are now open. Entry forms can be found in the members area of our website. Entries close 31 August 2012 and all winners will be announced on Friday 23 November at The Forum Theatre Melbourne.

Landscaper Licensing

Landscaping Victoria is running free workshops for members to gain their limited building registration structural landscaper license. Contact us to find out more.

Designer Accreditation

A sub-committee of the board are drafting up guidelines for a new accreditation system for landscape designers that will include a code of ethics, continuing professional development and an agreed language for landscape design plans. This will be great for assisting the public in understanding what they are purchasing and will give valued credibility to our designer members.

Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to our new blog spot! We hope to keep you posted on what our members are up to and news of interest to the landscape industry.