Number 1...March 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
....This is an experimental newsletter; should it continue?

Australian Floral Emblems 1; Acacia pycnantha
The Golden Wattle...Australia's Floral Emblem.

Propagation and Cultivation of Flannel Flower
Research into propagation and cultivation of this much loved wildflower.

Phosphorus and Iron Nutrition in Australian Native Plants
Methods of preventing phosphorus toxicity and iron deficiency.

Views of the Australian Landscape 1; The Dutch Explorers
What did the early Europeans think about the Australian flora?

Please Don't Squash Me...Until you Read This!
Are those bugs that are chewing your favourite plants really as bad as you think?

Southern Californian Experiences
Growing Australian plants (especially Grevillea) at Santa Cruz.

Grafting Prostantheras
Improving the hardiness of the colourful "Mint Bushes".

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 and electronic publications on the Australian flora.

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

Back Issues
Back issues???!! What back issues?

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Editor: Brian Walters

The Society for Growing Australian Plants

Issue date: 20 March 1996