In Love with Broms

Many bromeliads lined up in different coloured pots

Darren Corbett is a patient man. He’s devoted to growing and breeding bromeliads and tropical foliage, particularly alcantarea which takes 12-17 years to flower. But when it does the spectacular flower spike can be over 3 metres tall. Darren has worked in nurseries for 23 years, in Brisbane and the Northern Rivers. He bought his […]

A Leafy Nation

The journey to establishing A Leafy Nation had ironic beginnings for Collins Creek grower Robbie Robinson. Somehow the UTS Urban Ecology graduate found himself working for Coca Cola in sales and marketing for five years. His love of wildlife and knowledge of sustainable development in built environments was sidelined. Then an epiphany. A 3-week volunteering […]