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September 2017

NSW Branch: Sydney’s Cosmopolitan Conservationists of the 1920s and 1930s

20 September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Illustrated talk by Janine Kitson   Based on a book by Dr Peggy James, the talk’s aim is to raise awareness of this network and their work to protect and conserve significant natural landscapes particularly those around the lower and upper…

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October 2017

WA Branch: Visit to Serpentine

8 October 2017

Visit Turners cottage/Bishop Hales’s cottage. Details to be sent to members via email.

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SH Branch: Visit to Upper Woodlands at High Range

8 October 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Join us for lunch at 581 Greenhills Road, Berrima for The Loch experience - tasting plates and dessert $40pp for members, $45pp for guests, wine own account, followed by a visit to Upper Woodlands garden owned by Charles and Lynne…

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ACT Branch: Lecture: Discovering Ferdinand Bauer

20 October 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: David Stuart Presented in association with the Friends of the National Library. Botanical artist Ferdinand Bauer was the first European to record in detail and unprecedented range the unique plants and animals of Australia. In this lecture, David Stuart…

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38th Annual Conference – Marvellous Melbourne – the challenge of change

27 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 29 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Annual Conference has been booked in for Friday 27 to Sunday 29 October.   Friday 27 October (all day lectures) - State Library of Victoria Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October - garden tours Monday - optional day tour.…

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AGHS Annual General Meeting

27 October 2017 @ 12:25 pm

State Library of Victoria Theatrette, 179 La Trobe St, Melbourne.   Minutes of 37th AGM held in Canberra on 15 October 2016.   The Australian Garden History Society is pleased to provide the AGHS 2016-17 annual report.    

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November 2017

TAS Branch: Garden visit and lunch at High Peak, Neika

4 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Lunch will be served at 12 noon, followed by a tour of the garden. High Peak, on the slopes of Mt Wellington, is at 1122 Huon Road Neika. The house is Queen Anne style built in 1891. The extensive garden…

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ACT Branch: A day in Gundaroo

17 November 2017

In November 2008 members of our Branch visited some fascinating gardens in Gundaroo; this year we are going again and expect this visit to be as interesting and enjoyable as our earlier one. This is a self-catered event for lunch…

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WA Branch: Woodbridge House Guildford

19 November 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Combined event with Friends of Woodbridge at Woodbridge House, Ford St, Midland. John Viska will present “Horticultural Propagation and Fruit Storage Techniques of the Harper Nursery Era”. $10.00 fee includes entry to the house and afternoon tea. AGHS will run…

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Sydney Branch: Walk and Talk by Dr Ian Hoskins: ‘Last chance to see’: Berrys Bay and the Waverton Peninsula waterfronts

19 November 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The walk and talk aims to raise awareness of the heritage significance of Berrys Bay and its nearby foreshores. Together they comprise an extraordinary series of natural and cultural landscapes that chart the history of Sydney Harbour from pre-contact to…

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