Australian Garden History Society

Southern Highlands Branch: Centennial Winery Long Lunch

The Long Lunch at Centennial Winery has been converted to a Zoom meeting commencing at 3:00pm on Friday 11 February. Please contact Jenny Woodwell at to register.  Registration is free.

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: Telling the Time by the Sun

Armillary Sphere, ANBG,  Photo Nancy Clarke.   This is a self-drive event. We are absolutely delighted that the Sundials afternoon foreshadowed in the December Newsletter will go ahead on Friday 18th March. This twice-deferred event has been much anticipated and […]

Sydney Branch: Eastern Suburbs Colonial Garden tour

We will be visiting the colonial gardens of both Vaucluse House and Rose Bay Cottage. Vaucluse House is one of Sydney’s only surviving nineteenth century mansions still surrounded by its original grounds and Rose Bay Cottage is the oldest surviving […]

Sydney Branch: Sydney Under Sail – A Day At Sea

Originally planned as The 'Green Necklace' harbour cruise, Sydney Heritage Fleet (SHF) already had this bigger and better cruise planned. This cruise is organised by SHF and all bookings  through their website. This experience starts the moment the historic 'James […]

Vic Branch: Autumn in Mt Macedon

A one-day bus trip – with Stephen Ryan Join us for a trip to explore several beautiful and significant Mt Macedon gardens in their autumn glory led by well-known local and horticulturist, Stephen Ryan. We will visit Turgurim, Stephen Ryan’s […]

Tasmania Branch: Cultural Landscapes Past and Present

An early etching of Kelvedon by James Backhouse, UTAS Library.   Cultural Landscapes Past and Present from Buckland to Cranbrook, Central East Tasmanian Coast - a weekend exploration. Our first day, Saturday 9th April, begins at Buckland with the Tasmanian […]

WA Branch: Gascoyne Park walk and talk

AGHS WA Branch is pleased to present a walk and talk at The Palm and Cycad Society of Western Australia, Woodlands. Gascoyne Park is a joint project between The Palm and Cycad Society of WA and the city of Joondalup. […]

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: Lovely Lambrigg

A joint AGHS/National Trust ACT Event for the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival  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 […]

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: A visit to Callum Brae

Although Callum Brae is located on the intersection of Mugga Lane and Narrabundah Lane in Symonston it is not well known. We invite members to bring along friends for a gentle guided walk to see some magnificent old Yellow Box […]

Webinars: Burnley Gardens / Ina Higgins

Two online lectures To replace the cancelled Symposium "Women in Horticulture" which was to be held in conjunction with Friends of Burnley Gardens and the Herb Society of Victoria, AGHS is offering the two planned lectures online instead. FOBG will […]

Southern Highlands: Winter Solstice Seminar

Winter Solstice Seminar Chris Betteridge –  "Landscape Character Study of Bowral Public Spaces"  Chris is a founding member of the Australian Garden History Society, having presented a paper at the inaugural conference in Melbourne in 1980. As part of the 40th Anniversary celebrations for […]

Zoom Lecture – Jason Chongue and The Plant Society

Jason Chongue is the Creative Director of design studio and store The Plant Society. After gaining a wealth of experience working as an architect and interior designer, Jason merged his passion for plants and design by establishing The Plant Society […]

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: Versailles Gardens in Fact and Fiction

Soup, a talk and a movie in Wintery Gundaroo. Join members of the Australian Garden History Society in the warm historic Gundaroo Memorial Hall on Wednesday 29 June, for a cheery afternoon in the Gardens of the Palace of Versailles. […]

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 […]