A bustling month for LIAWA

A bustling month for LIAWA in September saw the emergence of new spring growth highlighting increased consumer demand, and LIAWA is witnessing a growing number of requests for landscape contractors across various projects. As the industry gears up for the upcoming busy season, it’s important to acknowledge the shifting landscape as we approach summer. The Bureau of Meteorology’s forecast of an El Nino, the first in eight years, underscores the need for the industry to prioritise sustainability in design, construction, and operations. CEO, Christine Stanton, shares some updates.

Trade and supplier night

A successful LIAWA Trade Night presented by Hunter Industries was held at the Perth City Farm, attracting a large crowd and a few well-behaved hounds.

Congratulations to all those who participated on Thursday September 7, and who helped make the night an enormous success!

A large crowd of landscapers and industry people gathered in East Perth to enjoy a three-hour fun-filled event sampling Gage Roads craft beers, tasting an array of wines and beverages, and tucking into delicious wood-fired pizzas.

The vibrant energy in and around the music-filled Art Room provided excellent networking opportunities and offered a unique chance to explore a range of landscape-industry supplies.

LIAWA appreciated the valuable contribution by Hunter Industries Australia who certainly illuminated this event with their sponsorship and stunning new lighting range.

Benara Nurseries highlighted waterefficient spring foliage and the most recent colour schemes, creating a captivating focal point with an oasis of plants in the room. They generously offered their plants as prizes, which delighted the enthusiastic landscapers and gardeners. Thanks also to Domus Nursery for the macu appreciated trays of Carex Feather Falls.

Landscapers were particularly pleased with the opportunity to review the latest equipment, Beacon Equipment and Farm and Turf Equipment – WA demonstrated an amazing range of quality landscaping EV equipment.

Displays of a range of essential soil enhancers, fertilisers and unique mulches (Baileys Grow Gardens, Green Life Soil Company, NewGround Water Services and Mineral Magic and Treerings Australia), irrigation systems (Rain Bird), landscaping products (StrataGreen) and of course Hunter Industries Australia exceptional outdoor lighting solutions.

Feedback from everyone involved was overwhelmingly positive.

Every exhibitor’s exceptional generosity in providing highly valuable raffle prizes truly stood out. The fortunate winners were incredibly lucky.

Also, LIAWA very much appreciated the support provided by South Metropolitan TAFE staff and students, and thanks Lisa Hall, Amy Munro, Callum, Katie, and Talija, who were incredibly helpful with set up and pack up.

LIAWA deeply values its partners, sponsors and suppliers for their ongoing support and eagerly anticipates their participation in our future events.

Thanks to the suppliers, board and South Metropolitan TAFE staff and students who took part. Plenty of networking took place, with trade offering a wonderful array of valuable prizes in the raffle. Congratulations to the lucky winners.

If you’d like to learn more about LIAWA, please contact Christine Stanton, Executive Officer at liawaexec@landscaping.net.au or call 0497 120 519.

 Check out the LIAWA website at landscaping.net.au


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