Australian Plants online

Number 29...March 2003
ISSN 1326-7469

Australian Plants online is published quarterly by the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.

First Cuttings
BulletNews and Views from the World of Australian Plants
Australian Plants Societies; The "Gumnuts" Newsletter; Camden White Gum - can we save it?; Bushfire Hot Spots Online; World-first Australian Truffle Find; Australian Plants" print!!!

BulletOn the Brink - 5
Australian Plants at Risk - Darwinia carnea

BulletEstablishing Australian Plants - The Water Wise Way
With much of Australia still in drought, tips to keep new plantings healthy.

BulletProposed Name Changes in Acacia
Is the name Acacia a thing of the past for Australia's wattles? Will Racosperma be their new name??

BulletIsopogon and Petrophile
These two genera in the Protea family deserve to be much better known.

BulletSome Australian plants in cultivation in England by 1800
Australian plants were in great demand in the years following European settlement of Australia's east coast

BulletGrevilleas for Cultivation
Some of the more unusual species worth looking out for.

BulletLongstem Native Tubestock - The Solution to the Willow Problem
An innovative approach to revegetation.

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

BulletShort Cuts
The Queensland Tree Waratah; Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle'; Growing Ferns from Spore; The Genus Dianella; Striking Cuttings in Water; Favourite Vines

BulletA Good Read
Reviews of some publications on the Australian flora.

BulletBack Issues
...see what you've missed and download early articles!


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The deadline for the June 2003 issue is 15 May 2003

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Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the member Societies of the Association of 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 2003
Issue date: 19 March 2003

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