as a landscape architect, urban designer
and horticultural consultant, based
in Brisbane, Arno’s industry
experience includes working in retail
and wholesale nurseries, in landscape
construction and in landscape design.
He has developed horticultural curricula
and taught horticulture and landscape
design subjects at TAFE, Queensland
University of Technology and currently
takes occasional Subtropical Garden
Classes at the Roma Street Gardens.
He has also been a guest speaker at
a number of local and international
seminars and conferences.
Arno is a keen
gardener and is currently developing
a 10 acre property in Brisbane City.
His particular interests are planting
design and plant selection. He grows
a wide range of plants including palms,
cycads, bromeliads, aroids, orchids
and succulents. He also enjoys growing
vegetables, focusing on heritage and
less common ethnic vegetables using
organic gardening methods. He enjoys
trialing the diversity of plants that
thrive in our humid subtropical climate
and recording various successes and