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Colin S. Campbell, Dip Hort, Cert. Jnl, FAIH, HMAQ

Originally trained in New Zealand, Colin Campbell quickly established himself as a leader within the Lifestyle Amenity Horticulture industry in Queensland.

Having received awards from almost every horticultural industry association in Queensland, Colin was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for services to horticulture and the horticultural media on Australia Day, January 26th 2007.

He has also been a nominee for Queenslander of the Year, Australian of the Year and one of Queensland’s Greats.

Not many people can claim to have a plant named after them, but there is an hibiscus named 'Colin Campbell' in his honour.

Colin Campbell is most well known for his gardening media personality:
• Radio - talkback 4BC (1116am) Sat & Sunday mornings 7-10am
• Television - Queensland presenter on ABC ‘Gardening Australia’
• Print - Gardening Australia Magazine, subTropical Gardening magazine and the Courier Mail
• Guest Speaker – various gardening events and shows.

Feature Articles by Colin Campbell in subTropical Gardening

  • Growing vegetables in the subtropics – Issue 1
  • Down & Dirty with Colin – Issue 1
  • Vegetables for late summer & autumn – Issue 2
  • Soils ain’t soils – Issue 3
  • Getting the most out of fertilisers – Issue 4
  • Choosing the best potting mix – Issue 5
  • Caring for your potted plants – Issue 6
  • 10 ways to make the most of water – Issue 7
  • The well trodden path – Issue 9
  • Structures: some home truths – Issue 10
  • Foliage colour – Issue 13
  • Pest control home remedies – Issue 16
  • Final Words – Issue 20
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