The Front Garden

The Front Garden S5 EP10 - Hamish Mitchell

October 04, 2022 LVML Members Chris Weiss & Tyson Owen Season 5 Episode 10
The Front Garden
The Front Garden S5 EP10 - Hamish Mitchell
Show Notes

Even as an 11 year old, Hamish Mitchell loved working in the garden.  After a brief stint as a 'terrible' landscaper, Hamish found his feet taking care of the gardens at Government House in Canberra, followed by a tenure at Parliament House as the head horticulturist. Today, Hamish runs Speciality Trees, one of the leading suppliers of advanced and semi-advanced trees to landscapers. He talks to Chris and Tyson about the Australian Tree Standard (AS 2303:2018),  the importance of investing in new talent in the horticulture industry, how climate change might influence tree choices in the future, and tips for ensuring tree planting success. 

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