A&R Evergreen’s ‘Backyard Evolution’ at the BIGS event.
When the landscaping fraternity speak of their bucket list, you might hear of events like the Ellerslie International Flower Show, Chelsea Flower Show or the Melbourne International Flower and Garden show. As a professional landscape architect or landscape designer, the pinnacle of your trade is to put it on show for the world to see and of course be judged!
The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show has been locked on the calendar of garden lovers, landscapers, landscape architects and horticulturalist in Australia and around the world since its inception in 1995. It has grown to be the largest horticultural event in the southern hemisphere, attracting over 100,000 visitors and is rated among the top five garden shows in the world.
But there’s now a new kid on the block… The Brisbane International Garden Show, or affectionately named BIGS, launched in October this year with the inaugural event held at the Pine Rivers Park, North of Brisbane to great success, attacting upward of 20,000 people over the 4-days.