Weeding between the lines

Readers of John Dwyer’s anthology, Weeding between the lines, wishing to delve further into the scholarship of weeds, can access fully referenced papers from which some of the essays are drawn here:

Weeds as a botanical category, paper delivered at the AGHS Forum ‘The Botany Behind Gardens’, School of Botany, The University of Melbourne, 22 October 2011

photo David McClenaghan, CSIRO science image


Roadside vegetation and weeds, paper delivered to the ICOMOS Conference ‘Corrugations: the Romance and Reality of Historic Roads’, 2005

photo Francesca Beddie


Messages and metaphors Is it time to end the war on weeds? Keynote paper delivered at the 18th Australasian Weeds Conference, October 2012

image Bad war, engraving by Hans Holbein the Younger, Wikimedia


Weeds in the colonial garden, first published in Studies in Australian Garden History, vol. 2, 2006

View of Jolimont, Melbourne, Port Phillip, 1843-44, by George Alexander Gilbert, State Library of Victoria


Concepts relating to landscape, introduction to Heritage Landscapes: Selected Forum Papers 2004–08, edited by John Dwyer and Jan Schapper

Jan Brueghel the Elder (landscape and animals) and Peter Paul Rubens (figures), The Garden of Eden with the Fall of Man, 1616, image Mauritshuis


Cyperus rotundus L.: an ancient food staple but now designated the world’s worst weed, proceedings of the 20th Australasian Weeds Conference, edited by Randall, R, Lloyd, S and Borger, C, The Weeds Society of WA Inc, Perth, 2016

photo Jkadavoor, Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)