Clearings: Six Colonial Gardeners and Their Landscapes
The stories of six colonial Australian gardeners and their transformation of the Australian landscape are told in this revealing look at 19th-century botany, horticulture, and plant collecting. Original writings, illustrations, and photographs from this time period help to reveal the progress of the gardeners as they made clearings on land that they did not understand people still inhabited.
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Abies Aboriginal Agricultural Gazette albumen print Annual Report April ARBGM Argus Australian Ballarat Ballarat Historical Parks Ballarat Star botanist Bunce's cedar Clement Hodgkinson colonial Croton cultivation Cupressus Curtis's Botanical Magazine Daniel Bunce Dendrobium Dracaena European Exotic Farm farmers February Ferdinand von Mueller Ferguson ferns Flemington House Flora flowers forest Geelong Advertiser Geelong Botanic Gardens Guilfoyle's Harry Veitch Historical Parks Association indigenous Islands James Veitch January John Gould John Gould Veitch July land landscape Lang's Nursery Leichhardt Library of Victoria List of Plants London Macarthur papers Macedon Melbourne Botanic Gardens Mitchell Library Mount Mueller to William November nurseryman October orchid Pescott papers pines Pinus plate private collection PROV received into Lang's Rhododendron Royal Botanic Gardens Secretary of Agriculture seeds September Sir William Macarthur soil South Wales specimens Thomas timber trees Trobe Picture Collection Tweed River vegetation Veitch to Sir Victorian Agricultural VPRS W. R. Guilfoyle Wardian wattle William Guilfoyle