Australian Garden History Society

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 […]

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 […]