The first issue of Australian Garden History for 2022 reveals how much gardeners – and the Society – have achieved despite the pandemic. The cover shows winning entries in the inaugural AGHS photo competition. The images convey the exuberance, serenity and endurance of garden life.
The articles appearing in this issue are:
Gardens and colonisation Grace Karskens 4
Plants of the Simpson desert
Introducing the collectors Rosemarie Purdie 10
A symbiosis of horticulture and painting
Exploring Henrietta Gulliver’s gardens through her art Beverley Rolands 14
A personal history David Bedford 18
Why is history important to garden designers?
Because you must understand the past to plan for the future Jeannie Sim 22
Sydney’s cosmopolitan conservationists Janine Kitson 28