This event has grown from 30 to 360 exhibitors and from 300 to almost 40,000 visitors over the past 29 years. Amongst the foliage there is a full program of free lectures and demonstrations on eight stages covering a vast array of gardening topics. The Gardeners and Gourmets stage offers tips on growing and cooking your own produce; the Giant Kitchen Garden features a totally organic food court with a sustainable garden constructed onsite; and there is ample free help with gardening experts aplenty. Held at the Nambour Showgrounds, ticket prices start at $16 for a day pass with children under 15 free. To purchase tickets or find out more visitwww.qldgardenexpo.com.au or like Qld Garden Expo on Facebook.