Feedback received from volunteers who worked with Kate in the SMART Gardener Program highlights Kate’s capacity to share her knowledge simply and generously with a wide variety of people.
Deb Olive Project Officer ACLH for SMART Gardener
It is rare these days for one person to have undertaken so many roles and with such great success in the development of a new botanic garden.
Dr Philip Moors OA, Immediate Past Director and Chief Exec. Royal Botanic Garden, Melbourne
Kate’s passion is underpinned by her unparalleled regional plant knowledge, industry leading horticultural skills…commitment to education and community engagement and ability to capture the enthusiasm of others – novice and professionals is internationally regarded.
Friends of GCRBG
….fulfilling the intent of the Master Plan through displaying bioregional species and consistently demonstrating and interpreting the value of the plant collection
Lawrie Smith OAM Landscape Architect and Botanic Gardens Master Planner
…a rare individual who can successfully combine vision, with the ability to deliver consistently superb results.
Nick Bloor, Chair, Project Control Group, Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens