Australian Plants online

Number 34...June 2004
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; A Myna Problem?; World Wide Wattle Web Site; A sterile form of Sollya heterophylla?; Sustainable Gardening Australia; Eco-media; "Australian Plants" print!!!

BulletOn the Brink - 10
Australian Plants at Risk - Banksia cuneata

BulletMallows are Frog Favourites
Want a frog-friendly garden? Hibiscus-like plants may be the answer.

BulletTrue Blue Australians
Blue flowered plants?? There's lots to choose from....

BulletEucryphia lucida - Leatherwood
Justly famous for its honey, should this be Tasmania's floral emblem?

BulletPlanting Under Established Eucalypts
Once eucalypts are established, how do you get plants to grow in the dry conditions under the canopy?

BulletSpotlighting the Deadly Night Shade Family
The Solanaceae contains commercially important food crops - but some highly toxic members as well.

BulletCommercial Growing of Cut Flowers
The change from bush picking to plantation-grown wildflowers is producing results.

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

BulletShort Cuts
Waratahs - A Few Facts; Wedding Bush - Ricinocarpos pinifolius; A Rare Experience - The elusive pink flannel flower makes an appearance; Gardening in a Time of Water Restrictions; New Life - Experiences in plant recovery after a drought; Myrmecochory - An important seed dispersal method in nature.

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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Editor: Brian Walters

Australian Plants online - June 2004
Issue date: 20 June 2004

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