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Canberra’s gardens, parks, and landscape: a bibliographical essay      Robert Freestone

 

Planting a vision: Canberra’s Yarralumla Nursery records     Lenore Coltheart
With AGHS assistance, the records of Canberra’s Yarralumla Nursery have been conserved, digitised and interpreted for the benefit of future generations.

 

Some garden reference in Sydney office library of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin     Jeff Turnbull
A collection of books, principally from the Sydney office library of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin, tells much about the design practice and interest in Australian flora of this influential couple.

 

Looking for Charles Weston     John Gray
Working with Canberra’s designed landscape prompted John Gray to investigate the foundational plantings of Charles Weston and to promote their significance.

 

The National Arboretum Canberra: an historic concept with an Australian twist     Max Bourne
The National Arboretum Canberra represents a magnificent revival of an older concept in gardening, with its 250-hectare site fulfilling – in park – the Griffins’ objective to have an international arboretum near this site in their original plan.