Contents

 

Protecting cultural landscapes    Stuart Read

 

Understanding the resource of our landscapes    Marion Blackwell
The aesthetic qualities of our diverse landscapes are a much under-utilised resource in Australian garden design.

 

Sifting horticulture from botany: John Lindley’s ‘A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Swan River Colony’ (1840)     John Ryan
John Lindley published A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Swan River Colony to promote western Australian plants in European gardens, in the process revealing vivacious opinions about antipodean species.

 

Creating gardens in the West    Ruth Morgan
Western Australia’s varied climates and soils have elicited diverse responses from garden makers and, combined with a distinctive local flora, create the potential for a strong regional character.

 

Reminiscences of garden and landscape design influences   Richard Clough
Australian landscape architect and educator Richard Clough reflects on those people who were influential in his early career in the energetic post-war years.

 

Notes from a hillside villa    Christina Dyson

 

Profile: Caroline Grant
A profile of WA State Representative Caroline Grant.