Eden unearthed: well worth a visit

Stuart Read reviews the Eden Unearthed: sculpture exhibition, Eden Gardens & Garden Centre, 307 Lane Cove Road (cnr. M2/Fontenoy Road), Macquarie Park, Sydney, until April 2024. The curator is Meredith Kirton, a horticultural journalist and curator, and AGHS member. Image […]

A win for TROVE

The Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke, has announced that the Government will provide the National Library of Australia with $33 million over four years in the Budget. The Government is also committing to providing $9.2 million in indexed ongoing […]

Helping Ukrainian scientists

For the last nine months, AGHS member, Dr Greg Johnson, has been liaising with plant pathologist colleagues in Poland. These people are hosting refugee scientists from Ukraine thanks in part to bursaries from the International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP). […]

Goronga plant list

In the October 2021 issue of Australian Garden History, Tim Gatehouse writes about the history of Goronga, a grazing property with a hill-station garden in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, 55 kilometres from Melbourne. The two driveways that converge […]

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Dig In! with TROVE

Gardeners have long built and re-built communities. Great swathes of land and some important Australian gardens were lost or significantly damaged in the fire and hailstorms of the 2019-2020 summer. In keeping with the AGHS mission to promote awareness through […]

Flowers. Passion. Pain. Nation.

With a title such as that, surely an exhibition for our times. The April issue of Australian Garden History contained an advertisement for the current exhibition at Adelaide’s David Roche Foundation House Museum, Flowers. Passion. Pain. Nation. although, sadly, carrying […]

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More Oral Histories Now Online

See the latest additions to the AGHS National Oral History Collection! This is a very special collection of memories, thoughts and ideas from the mouths of those whose passion helped shape the AGHS into what it is today. To see […]

Council supports Australian Garden History Society

Armidale Regional Council has approved funding of $43,656 to the Australian Garden History Society for the development of its Heritage Rose Garden Stage 2. The funding support has come from Council’s Stronger Communities Grants program which was a one-off allocation […]

Garden Restoration Project in the News

Montague Island Kitchen Garden Restoration was a recipient of the Society’s Garden Restoration Fund between the ACT Monaro Riverina Branch and the National body. Working alongside the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service volunteers from the ACT Monaro Riverina Branch […]

CAL Payments

Many AGHS members have written articles for the Society’s Journal and other publications over past years. Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) monitors (photo-) copying of material in libraries and academic institutions, and collects fees on behalf of the authors. We have […]

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Kindred Spirits Fund

On her death Lady Law-Smith bequeathed to the Australian Garden History Society the publication rights to the book, ‘Kindred Spirits: A Botanical Correspondence’. This tells the life stories of Joan Law-Smith and the fine botanist and naturalist, Jean Galbraith, and their […]