The Australian Garden Design Study Group is one of a number of such Groups whose aims are to further knowledge about the cultivation, propagation and conservation of Australian plants. This group has been in operation since 1993 and operates by gathering and sharing information amongst its members mainly through regular newsletters and site visits.
The Study Group provides answers as to how we can have a beautiful Australian garden that is environmentally friendly, encourages and supports biodiversity and is completely self sustainable.
The specific aims of the Australian Garden Design Study Group are:
Members of the Group are mainly keen amateurs with no formal horticultural, botanical or landscape design knowledge, although a number of professionals in those fields also participate.
|Left: Adams' garden, Victoria. Right: Snape garden, Victoria.
Photos: Trisha Dixon; Simon Griffith
A website for the group has been established. It provides a wealth of information for those wanting to learn more about using Australian plants in garden design and landscaping. Features of the website include:
The website can be found at the link below.