Australian Plants online

Number 31...September 2003
ISSN 1326-7469

Australian Plants online is published quarterly by the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP), 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 ASGAP
Australian Plants Societies; The "Gumnuts" Newsletter; Cycads of Australia - Half Price Offer; Wildflower Exhibitions; ASGAP Newsletter; Tribute to Bill Payne; No name change for Queensland Region; Study Group News; "Australian Plants" print!!!

BulletOn the Brink - 7
Australian Plants at Risk - Phaius tancarvilliae

BulletGarden Design for Australian Plants in a Changing World
ASGAP's Garden Design Study Group and its role in promoting design with Australian plants.

BulletSmall Gums for Small Gardens
Spotted gums and flooded gums might be majestic trees in the bush but something smaller is needed at home!

BulletSantalum - a fascinating genus
Known as sandlewoods and quandongs, these parasitic plants have some important uses.

BulletProtecting Threatened Plants
The threats facing native plant species and what is being done about it

BulletBanksia as Bonsai
Tips for growing and maintaining Banksia integrifolia as a bonsai

BulletThe Genus Bauera
A widely cultivated genus - but perhaps not as well as it could be!

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

BulletShort Cuts
Scarlet Fuchsia: Graptophyllum excelsum; Vegetative Propagation; Treatment of Pea-type Seed; Bush Tucker - Burdekin Plum; Hakeas and Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos; Banksias and Drought

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 December 2003 issue is 15 November 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 - September 2003
Issue date: 14 September 2003

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