Appeared on national Channel 9 children’s television program Kids WB. Working on-screen with media personalities and hosts Shane Crawford and Lauren Phillips, I was featured on two segments as a visiting expert horticulturalist. I used my horticultural knowledge and reactive thinking to present a segment on how children and viewers of the show can sowContinue reading

Hosted a stall for City of Stonnington’s Spring into Gardening annual sustainability festival. Presented a public talk as part of the program on how residents could attract native bees into their home gardens. Required interacting with the public, and explaining and presenting ecological and conservation ideas in an accessible, entertaining and engaging way using publicContinue reading

Developed and delivered an incursion for the entire 3/4 year level of St Kilda Park Primary School. Taking classes of 22 students in 5 sessions throughout the day, I was solely responsible for delivering a novel, informative and engaging incursion to an audience of children. The incursion was in two parts; the first an interactiveContinue reading

Was sought out to appear on Australia’s most popular gardening television program, ABC’s Gardening Australia. Working with venerated presenter Jane Edmanson and the production crew, I presented an extension of a workshop idea I had been delivering at SKINC. Namely, the use of indigenous plants in terrariums, specifically swamp and riparian species. I presented indigenousContinue reading

Organised and ran a paid workshop for the public around construction of aquatic terrariums, or “jarrariums”; a self contained, low maintenance underwater landscape and aquatic ecosystem suitable for indoors. Promoted the talk and workshop in local areas, community groups and online through social media. I gave a talk to around 30 attendants about the roleContinue reading

Wrote an photographed a how-to guide for people to put together their own indoor water garden, or “jarrarium”. Required explaining and implementing horticultural knowledge about the cultivation of indigenous aquatic plants in a manner accessible and appealing for the public. Took a series of demonstrative photos to accompany the piece. Story became one of theContinue reading

Working in a office administrative role, ensuring maintenance, projects and designs are scheduled and delivered to clients effectively and to deadlines. Requires time management, and communicating effectively with clients, field staff and suppliers to ensure time frames are adhered to. Heavily reliant on MS Office suite, Apple Calendar and Daylite. Also employed in a communicationContinue reading

Helped run a series of school incursion activities as an employee of Do it on the Roof. Activities were for primary school children, and designed to engage them with ideas around urban ecology and conservation. After being introduced to the concept and componentry of green walls and roofs (via the portable rover trailer), children wereContinue reading

Wrote and edited a series of blog posts for Do it on the Roof. Posts covered both designing a garden to attract bird life, and the value of urban ecology. Required research, photography and writing to produce pieces that called on informed horticultural and ecological knowledge to provide significant content for the organisation’s web presence.Continue reading

Ran a number of public classes for Laneway Learning¬†around the playful theme of “Stop killing your houseplants!” . The classes centered around empowering people to provide better care for their indoor plants, through using and understanding the specialised horticultural knowledge and practice these plants require. Required research and presentation of scientific concepts to the generalContinue reading