Australian Plants online

Number 18...June 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
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The first in a new series about readers' favourite plants.

Back to the Future - Where Now for Bush Foods?

What are the factors involved in the renewed interest in bush foods and what plants have the most potential?

Restoring Habitat through Revegetation

Following the "Three Rs"....Retention, Restoration, Revegetation

An Introduction to Trigger Plants

The flower with a surprise in store for unsuspecting pollinators!

Rejuvenating an Old Garden

Is your native garden showing its age?? Perhaps it's time to re-plan, re-plant and rejuvenate.

The Adaptable and Rewarding Crowea

There may only be three species, but there are many forms worth cultivating.

Plants of the Newnes Plateau

A report of a two day field trip to this native plant lover's paradise


Electronic Mailbox

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

Short Cuts

Exocarpos cupressiformis; Observations on Grevillea wilkinsonii; Needs Good Drainage!!!; Serendipity in Australian Garden Design; Propagation of Hakea; Growing Billardiera

A Good Read

Reviews of some publications on the Australian flora.

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  • 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 - June 2000
    Issue date: 29 June 2000

    Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants