Kiata c1900 courtesy J Scarce

Garden History Select Bibliography

We learn about gardens and garden history through our own horticultural efforts, attending talks and exhibitions, going on garden visits, tours and attending open gardens.  We also learn through reading. A select list of publications about Australian gardens and their […]

2013 AGHS & UWA Tree Forum Papers

  Papers presented at the    WA Tree Forum 2013.   Table of Contents Trees as Markers in the Cultural Landscape – Professor Jane Lennon (Melbourne University, ICOMOS expert) Valuing and Maintaining the Urban Forest – Dr Greg Moore (University […]

New Zealand Plants

New Zealand plants in Australian gardens

After our ‘Expanding Horizons’ 2019 conference in New Zealand, an increased awareness of and interest in plants native to Aoteoroa in Australian gardens might be arising. From the Society’s 2013 ‘Gardens with Altitude’ conference in Armidale comes this paper by […]


ACT Branch: The ‘English Garden’ and Yarralumla Nursery

The ‘English Garden’ and Yarralumla Nursery The English Garden and Yarralumla Nursery are two of Canberra’s heritage treasures. Preserving this heritage is an ongoing task to which the ACT Monaro Riverina Branch has helped contribute. In 1914 the fledgling nursery […]