Australian Garden History Society

Zoom lecture: The Edwardian Garden – golden and delicious

Deanery, Sonning, house and steps - Caroline Holmes  Special online lecture by renowned UK Garden Historian, Caroline Holmes.  Gardens of a golden afternoon are glimpsed in black and white photographs and nostalgic cottage paintings. The Mediterranean inspired the architecture of […]

Tasmania Branch: Winter Lecture 2 – Cemetery Landscapes

Winter Lecture 2 - Helen Page - Cemetery Landscapes In the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the USA, historic cemeteries are being transformed into beautiful spaces for the community to share and enjoy. They are being planted to provide habitat […]

Vic Branch: Free Walk & Talk  with Professor Tim Entwisle

  Free Walk & Talk  with Professor Tim Entwisle at Wattle Park, Burwood. Price: FREE for members & their guests Enquires: Lynda Entwisle 0466 925 370 Come and join us for a leisurely stroll with Professor Tim Entwisle to explore the history of the […]

WA Branch: 33rd Annual General Meeting

The AGM will start at 2.00pm. This will be followed by guest speaker Ailsa Allen who will speak on “Rose Gardens of Perth”, and afternoon tea. Time: 1.45pm – Gather in Meeting Room, Royal WA Historical Society, Stirling House, 49 Broadway, […]

AGHS Sydney Branch: 2022 AGM and presentation

August is the time for our Annual General Meeting, a time to find out about what we as a branch of the AGHS have been up to over the past 12 months - including our events, activities and finances. It […]

Vic Branch: Vic Branch AGM 2022 followed by lecture

Edna Walling - an unusual life by Sara Hardy. Time: 6.00 start – drinks & nibble available from 5:30 pm. Venue: Mueller Hall, National Herbarium of Victoria, South Yarra. Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members. Bookings: at Trybooking. Enquiries: Lynda Entwisle […]

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: AGM and Annual Lecture

AGM Time: 5.30 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.   Annual Lecture: The Enduring Camelia Tree given by Dr Stephen Utick Time: 6.00 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Camellias have played a part in Australia’s gardens for just on 200 years or perhaps […]

Tasmania Branch: AGM & Winter Lecture 3

Following the AGM of the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Garden History Society, Ann Cripps will present Winter Lecture 3 on “The Early Nurserymen & Gardeners of Hobart Town” Ann Cripps, historian, garden lover and AGHS member, will discuss some of […]

Sydney Branch: Haberfield to Horsley

Horsely (Image: Anne Smith) A self-drive tour starting at historic Yasmar in Haberfield, touring Elizabeth Farm at Parramatta and finishing at colonial homestead Horsley at Horsley Park. This continues the garden tours originally planned for the National 2020 Sydney Conference […]

WA Branch: A Day in the Country

The earliest cottage at Lowlands. (Image: Historic Homesteads of Australia, Vol 2, Australian Council of National Trusts, 1976)   AGHS WA Branch is pleased to present a Day in the Country visiting Lowlands. This year the annual day in the country […]

Queensland Branch: AGM and talk

The AGM for the Queensland Branch of AGHS and a talk by John Pearn on “The Heritage of Plant Names”. Major General Professor John Pearn is a senior paediatrician based at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and a former […]

Vic Branch: Bellarine self-drive two day garden tour

Spray Farm (Photo by Trevor Pitkin) We invite you to join us on a two-day self-drive tour of significant and historic private gardens on acreage, some rarely open - coastal, rural, urban - with landscapes, homesteads and much more. Saturday: […]

Vic Branch: Visit to Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage

After many delays we are excited to invite you to join us on this small group tour to Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage and garden. Meet at Government House where we will tour the State Apartments and the Peace […]

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: Visit to Lambrigg

Lambrigg (photo Mary Johnson) A joint AGHS/National Trust ACT event. The National Trust (ACT) and the ACT Monaro Riverina Branch of the Australian Garden History Society invite you to visit Lambrigg, once the residence of William Farrer who made a […]

2022 Annual National Conference

Wrest Point Casino 410 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart, TAS

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 […]