Before Victoria: William Guilfoyle in New South Wales      Stuart Read
The work of William Guilfoyle from the early 1987s is justifiably celebrated, but skills and experience gained during his early life in New South Wales were vital to his successful career.


In the margins: William Guilfoyle in conversation with Ferdinand von Mueller      Janet Heywood
In the marginal annotations of a pamphlet written by Ferdinand von Mueller, we can discern William Guilfoyle’s unguarded thoughts on the design of botanic gardens combining ornament and instruction.


Conserving Bendigo’s legacy of significant parks and gardens      Tim Buykx
Conservation planning has allowed the City of Greater Bendigo to identify culturally significant values of its historic parks and gardens, guiding subsequent master planning and development.


‘Get Guilfoyle’: a re-discovered landscape by one of Australia’s great landscape designers      Lee Andrews
Conservation management plans of significant parks and gardens, such as Bendigo’s Lake Weeroona, are enhancing or collective knowledge of Australian garden history, including the role of designer William Guilfoyle.


The great hedge at Buda      Dianne Thomson
Aided by Australian Garden History Society funding, Buda at Castlemaine – for over 120 years a private garden, but since 1981 open to the public – has been able to replant its iconic cypress hedge.


A voice in the wilderness: Gwenda Sheridan, cultural landscape crusader      Mandy Stroebel
Since settling in Tasmania 25 years ago, Gwenda Sheridan has been actively involved in lobbying for the protection and preservation of its magnificent cultural landscapes. It has been a long battle, one that would leave a less determined person weary and demoralised.


Monaro gardens: AGHS Autumn Tour 23–27 April 2012      Howard Tanner


Profile: Laurel Cheetham


‘Capturing Flora: 300 years of Australian botanical art’ at the Art Gallery of Ballarat      Gordon Morrison
A prelude to the exhibition ‘Capturing Flora: 300 years of Australian botanical art’ at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.