Australian Plants online

Number 17...March 2000
ISSN 1326-7469

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

First Cuttings
Odds and Ends
What's wrong with botanical names?? Melbourne's Water Conservation Garden; Australian Native Plants Forum; Web site statistics; Net Watch; "Australian Plants" print!!!


Getting Started 8: Potted Plants

No space for a native garden?....bung 'em in pots!

Using Indigenous Plants to Conserve Indigenous Fauna

Relationships between plants and animals, particularly in the urban environment

An Experience with Macadamia

Growing Macadamia in central Florida

Birds in the Autumn Garden

Growing bird attracting plants that flower in autumn

Between Jerusalem and the Acropolis

Walking in Tasmania's south-west

Paws for Reflection!

Growing kangaroo paws. Birds love ' should you!!

Growing Rainforest Plants

Learning the secrets and dispelling the myths.....


Electronic Mailbox

Problems, comments, suggestions...and a few answers.

Short Cuts

Firewheel Tree - Stenocarpus sinuatus; Coastal Update; Burdekin Plum - Pleiogynium timorense; Winter Colour; Lechenaultia formosa.

A Good Read

Reviews of some publications on the Australian flora.

Back Issues

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Please email any comments or suggestions on Australian Plants online. Contributions are extremely welcome but it is suggested that prospective articles be discussed with the editor before being prepared. Please note that as a non-profit organisation, the Society is not in a position to pay for contributions. General inquiries on the Society or any aspect of Australian plants are also welcome - every effort will be made to ensure a prompt reply but some delays may occur if the inquiry needs to be referred to others for an answer.

The deadline for the June 2000 issue is 15 May 2000

Society Web sites:

For more information about Australia's native plants, visit these web sites:

  • ASGAP (National) Site
  • Canberra
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the member Societies 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

    Australian Plants online - March 2000
    Issue date: 29 March 2000

    Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants