This month’s Australian Garden History Society talk is the first in a series on Australian garden writing since 1788. The first talk in this series will be given by Dr Greg Johnson who will discuss the varies ways in which early Australian colonists sourced information and advice on gardening.

Dr Greg Johnson is a Plant Pathologist whose interest in gardening led him to study agricultural science majoring in plant breeding and plant pathology at the University of Queensland. He was gardening correspondent for the subtropics with Your Garden magazine from 1989 to 1995 and, with his wife Lesley Watt, wrote a column about warm climate vegetables. He is founder of Horticulture 4 Development and Greg has collected early Australian gardening and horticultural books for over 30 years.

When: Wednesday 23 May 2018, 6pm for 7pm – 8.30pm.
Where: The Annie Wyatt Room, National Trust Centre (NTC), Upper Fort St, Millers Point, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: $20 Members, $30 guests, $5 students (includes light refreshments).
Contact: David Low, 0407 464 876 or aghssydney@gmail.com

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