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Elleca Polson (centre), a TAFE Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management student is presented with a $2000 Scholarship by Dr Lyn Edwards (left) from OGSA and Dr Leanna Read (right) from the Playford Foundation.

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Following our AGM, we have a new Chairperson with Rob Andrewartha replacing Vick Winnall who was our Inaugral Chair over our first 3 years (pictured above). We appreciate Vick’s leadership in establishing our Committee.

Merilyn Web

OGSA wishes to congratulate Merilyn Kuchel on being awarded the Order of Australia Medal in this week's Queen's Birthday Honours for her service to horticultural and botanical organisations in South Australia.

Frosty Flats web

With the conclusion of the Summer/Autumn openings, the third season of Open Gardens SA has come to a close… a season in which over 40 private gardens were open to the public … well over half of them for the first time.


OGSA conducted a succulent wreath workshop at Gables Ends in Mitcham on Saturday 7th April. Twenty five participants enjoyed the sunny morning with Marg Wilkinson conducting the workshop.

Mead Wall web

Open Gardens SA recently made a $10,000 donation to an amazing Adelaide homeless program which encourages homeless men to tend gardens with the produce being used to create nutritious meals.