AUSTRALIAN PLANTS ONLINE


Number 2...June 1996
ISSN 1326-7469


Australian Plants online is published in March, June, September and December by the Society for Growing Australian Plants, a non-profit, voluntary organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, preservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.


First Cuttings
Editor's Rant
....Are gardeners responsible for environmental degradation?


Features
Australian Floral Emblems 2; Swainsona formosa
"Sturt's Desert Pea"...The emblem of South Australia.

Fragrance in the Garden
Australian plants with aromatic flowers or foliage.

The Tower Hill Experience
A large-scale revegetation project in western Victoria.

Views of the Australian Landscape 2; The English Explorers
The Dutch were unimpressed. What did the English think?

Grevillea williamsonii; Clinging to Survival
Rediscovery of this species after almost 100 years!

Eucalypts...but not Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus loses some species to the new genus Corymbia.

Smoke Stimulates the Germination of Many Western Australian Plants
New method offers promise for difficult to germinate species.


Departments
Electronic Mailbox
A forum for our readers...your chance to have your say.

Short Cuts
An eclectic collection of short items from the World of Australian Plants.

A Good Read
Reviews of current print publications on the Australian flora.

Net Watch
Interesting sites on the Internet...not all to do with Australian plants.

Back Issues
Back issues???!! Well, there's really only one.

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Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the Society for Growing Australian Plants. The copyright of all articles and images remains with the authors. Photographs in this issue are copyright Brian Walters unless otherwise indicated.

Editor: Brian Walters

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Copyright 1996,The Society for Growing Australian Plants

Issue date: 14 June 1996