AUSTRALIAN PLANTS ONLINE


Number 3...September 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
....Survey results; what do you want to see here?


Features
Australian Floral Emblems 3; Dendrobium bigibbum
"Cooktown Orchid"...The emblem of Queensland.

The Impact of Fire: An Historical Perspective
A look at fire in the Australian environment over the millennia.

Planning for All-Year Colour
Flowers are important but other factors should not be overlooked.

Views of the Australian Landscape 3; The First Settlers
The European settlers face an alien environment.

Rediscovery of Grevillea batrachioides
Persistence pays off in finding a species feared extinct.

Murphy's Laws of Gardening
Proof that disasters can occur in the garden as easily as in any other activity!

The Golden Everlasting
Growing the most popular of the "Paper Daisies".


Departments
Electronic Mailbox
Your chance to criticise, object, ridicule....or praise (but only if you want to!)

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

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

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

Back Issues
...and now there are two!!

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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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Australian Plants online - September 1996
Copyright 1996,The Society for Growing Australian Plants

Issue date: 7 September 1996