Penny Hoswell is the Education Officer at Wollongong Botanic Garden, with a particular interest in compost, permaculture and Tiny Forests. She has worked in Tree Preservation, Waste Management and Education. She is part of the team at Wollongong City Council that plants the POEM FOREST trees, spreading them far and wide across the Wollongong LGA on Dharawal and Wodi Wodi Country as street trees, in local parks, natural areas, and backyards.