Australian Garden History Society

2022 Annual National Conference

Wrest Point Casino 410 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Landscape on the Edge: Challenge and Opportunity 11 - 13 November 2022 For an overview of the conference download the  AGHS Conference Brochure 2022. For conference attendee information and program download the  AGHS Conference Program 2022. NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS ARE […]

SA Branch: Branch Christmas party & garden visit

Enjoy a relaxed late arvo garden party with author and gardener Christine McCabe tour of her garden at Blakiston, near Littlehampton. BYO food. Further details to come.

SA Branch: Visit to Captain Charles Sturt Museum

Captain Charles Sturt Museum at Sturt's Cottage The Grange. Hear a talk on Sturt's interest in botany and plant collecting, see the new displays and enjoy afternoon tea. Address: 39D Jetty Street, Grange (adjacent to Grange Primary School) Cost: Members […]

SA Branch: Walk with Wendy at Glen Ewin Estate

Walk around the historic property (good walking shoes required), followed by lunch at the restaurant with shared fresh platters or similar. Price to be confirmed. Venue: Glen Ewin Estate, 43 Lower Hermitage Rd, Lower Hermitage SA 5131 Bookings: contact Richard […]

SA Branch: Centennial Park Tour

The tour will explore the Park's historical timeline and show how it has adapted over time and influenced cemetery development, so that Centennial Park became Australia's first ‘park like’ garden cemetery. Venue: 760 Goodwood Road, Pasadena SA 5042. Meet at the Administration […]

SA Branch: A wondrous plant connection – the Yokohama Nursery

As part of the SA History Festival, garden historian, Trevor Nottle, is presenting an illustrated talk: 'A wondrous plant connection - the Yokohama Nursery.' Adelaide and Stirling are a long way from Japan, yet there is a strong link that’s […]

SA Branch: AGM

The SA Branch AGM will be held at Glen Ewin Estate on Sunday 24th September at 11.30am, 43 Lower Hermitage Road, Lower Hermitage, SA 5131, followed by lunch and a walk around the historic garden, which dates from 1843. See: for […]

2023 Annual National Conference

Ipswich Civic Centre 50 Nicholas Street, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

AGHS Conference 2023 - 29 Sep to 1 Oct 2023 - Ipswich, QLD - Digging into the past – above and below the Limestone Hills

SA Branch: November lunch on the lawns at Government House

Join us at Government House for Lunch on the Lawns on Friday 3rd November, 12 noon - 2 pm. Free Entry. Live Music. AGHS members plan to meet at noon inside the Main Gate (corner of North Terrace and King […]

South Australia Branch: Temple of Flora exhibition

Meet for coffee at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens and visit the Museum of Economic Botany to view Dr Thorton’s Temple of Flora exhibition. Please let Richard Heathcote know you will be there, so that he can watch out for you […]

Zoom lecture: Big Hearted Gardens

You are invited to our annual Winter webinar and fundraiser for the Nina Crone Writing Fund Big Hearted Gardens: Community and Care at the Melbourne Flower & Garden Show Join landscape architect Emma Sheppard-Simms and go behind the scenes of the Melbourne International Flower and […]

Zoom lecture: Gardens and land management in Western Victoria

Winter online zoom lecture by Dr Raymond Madden, Senior Lecturer, Anthropologist, in the School of Social Sciences, La Trobe University James Dawson, (1806-1900), was a prominent pastoralist in the colonial history of western Victoria.  In 1881 he published, ' Australian Aborigines: […]