Australian Garden Show Sydney Event Director, Anthony Bastic, AGB Events, today welcomed the return of the Show which in 2013, its inaugural year, attracted over 25,000 garden lovers to the grounds of Centennial Park.
“I look forward to seeing visitors from across the nation embrace their love of the great outdoors, and invite them to see the impressive gardens and horticultural skills that will be on display over the four days of the Australian Garden Show Sydney, on from Thursday 4 – Sunday 7 September.
“The Show is designed for amateur and professional gardeners, design enthusiasts, families and homeowners. I am thrilled that this event attracts the support and participation of well-known and highly respected leaders in the gardening, design and floral industries,“ said Bastic.
The Minister for Primary Industries and Assistant Minister for Tourism & Major Events, Katrina Hodkingson, launched the show today as part of the NSW Events Calendar developed by the NSW Government’s Tourism and Major Events Agency, Destination NSW.
Ms Hodgkinson, said the NSW Government welcomes the return of the Australian Garden Show Sydney.
“I look forward to seeing visitors from across the nation embrace their love of the great outdoors and invite them to see the amazing gardens and horticultural skill on display during the four days of Australian Garden Show Sydney,” Ms Hodgkinson said.
“As the first floral and garden show to take place across NSW this spring, it provides a fantastic opportunity to highlight our exceptional garden festival calendar, which features a variety of more than 29 high-quality regional gardens.”
This year, the Show has once again secured an impressive array of ambassadors with the addition of Angus Stewart, President of the Horticulture Media Association, and Don Burke, an icon in the gardening industry.