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Guest Speaker for November will be Leonie Shanahan, who has a passion for health especially for children. Ten years ago Leonie decided to change the eating habits of children with positive actions by setting up the Edible School Garden Programs in Schools where children have the hands on experience.
Guest Speaker for October will be Leyland Minter telling us the how, where and why on the work and results he has obtained with the monoatomic elements that he has been able to extract from the sea. Leyland will bring along a number of his trials/experiments with potted plants/seedlings. Leyland recently spoke about this at the Nursery Industry Annual Conference and it created a lot of interest.
Guest Speaker for September will be Ross Coe. Ross is an environmental education teacher with Education Queensland. He works at Nudgee Beach Environmental Education Centre where he weaves conservation and sustainability messages into the classroom curriculum of visiting school groups.
Guest Speaker for August will be Barbara Beerling. Everyone loves to smell roses, but have you ever wondered about the history behind this beautiful flower? Barbara Beerling is Past President of Heritage Roses in Australia, an organisation of like minded people who are interested in the preservation, cultivation, distribution and study of old garden roses, roses no longer in general commercial cultivation. She will give an informative presentation about the many different types of roses which can be grown in SE Qld.