Tag: Australian Garden History
The Australian Garden History Society and the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) will join together to present a forum discussion on the ‘Elastic City’, considering the fragility, dynamism and changes facing our cities.
Michael Bates, arguably the most enterprising landscape contractor in the Sydney region, reflects on his education as a gardener in this excerpt from his recent book, The New Australian Garden.
With the global population rapidly rising and our farming and natural environments under intense pressure, saving seeds is more important than ever.
Trevor and Christina Kennedy have created a significant and substantial garden on their own private island near Bodalla on the South Coast of New South Wales.
Anne Cochrane visits Australia’s oldest arid zone public garden in Alice Springs.
With the Perth Freight Link now cancelled, the community that grew around resistance to this project looks forward to beginning the work of replanting and restoring.
The Australian Garden History Society is seeking papers for its 2017 conference to be held Sunday 29 October in Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton-Waikato, New Zealand.
Stephen Forbes reflects on the love and trust people have in botanic gardens.
Dianne Firth reviews Wendy Whiteley and the secret garden, a book about the guerrilla garden that Wendy Whitely created on New South Wales State Railways land.
The 300th anniversary of the birth of English 18th century landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown has prompted a revival of interest in his legacy.
Tracing the history of Sydney’s parks, from European settlement to today.
Larger dwellings in suburban developments mean less opportunity for biodiversity and canopy cover in our cities.
Visit the landscapes, natural and man-made, that influenced Australia’s burgeoning Impressionist artists from the late 1880s.
How should we conceive of and manage cultural landscapes in Australia?
A review of John Newton’s latest book, The oldest foods on earth: a history of Australian native foods, with recipes.
Our towns and cities, like much of our landscape, bear the marks of our predecessors’ efforts to sustain themselves and develop their culture.