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  • Spring has sprung, but not as we know it

    02 September 2020

    After experiencing a pandemic driven boom in gardening from April, many growers have already sold what would have been their spring stock to keep up with demand. A shortage of stock this spring is something that has been popping up on the ‘growers gr Read more ...

  • Workplace Directions

    07 August 2020

    Employers for Permitted Work Premises are only permitted to have employees on-site if the employer and employee comply with the Workplace Directions. The directions came into force at 11:59pm on 5 August 2020 and are designed to limit the number of V Read more ...

  • Landscaping update

    06 August 2020

    Our colleagues at Landscaping Victoria have provided an update on how Stage 4 restrictions are impacting the landscaping industry. Read their full update to understand how landscaping has been impacted and the precise details of what is currently Read more ...

  • Stage 4 restrictions for retail nurseries and garden centres

    04 August 2020

    The introduction of Stage 4 restrictions will have a significant impact on garden centres and retail nurseries in Metropolitan Melbourne. From Thursday plant retailers will only be permitted to operate contactless ‘click and collect’ and delivery ser Read more ...

  • COVID-Safe Plans and Worker Permits

    04 August 2020

    Find out more about developing a COVID-Safe Plan and accessing Worker Permits Read more ...

  • Stage 4 Restrictions and what it means for our industry

    03 August 2020

    The Victorian government has announced new rules for state businesses. The rules will come into effect at 11.59pm on Wednesday and will apply for six weeks. Stage 4 Restrictions apply to Metropolitan Melbourne only. Here's a summary of industry wo Read more ...

  • NGIV member offer for EvergreenConnect

    28 July 2020

    Acknowledging the challenging time we are all currently experiencing, and the momentary postponement of the NGIV Trade Day, we are pleased to bring to our Members an offer from EvergreenConnect. Read more ...

  • August Trade Day Cancelled

    28 July 2020

    After a lot of consideration, it is with regret that the NGIV Board have decided to cancel our August Trade Day due to the COVID-19 virus. Read more ...

  • July Trade Day - Confirmed Stand Holders

    02 July 2020

    Our July Trade Day is just around the corner and we wanted to let you know which stand holders have confirmed they will be in attendance. Read more ...

  • Rediscover Your Garden Competition

    02 July 2020

    We’ve been sharing video tips from the experts to help you Rediscover Your Garden. Victoria's growers, nursery's and garden centres have stepped up to deliver their top tips on everything from pruning and soil testing to lawn care and indoor plants. Read more ...