Links, References & More Info:
This section provides links to websites, great publications and details of
organisations to contact for further information about gardening with
Australian native plants and protecting Australia's biodiversity.
If you know of a resource that you think should be listed
here, please contact us.
Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP)
The Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP) caters for people interested in Australia's native flora whether that interest is simple appreciation of the beauty and diversity of the flora or whether it extends to propagation, cultivation and conservation. ASGAP is made up of seven independent, non-profit, Regional Societies........one in each of the six Australian States and the seventh being based in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The first Regional Society was established in 1957 in Victoria.
Australian Native Plants Discussion Forum
A discussion group run by backyard gardeners who share their experiences of growing native plants. This forum is provided for the discussion of native plants of Australian, New Zealand and Oceania.
Australian Open Garden Scheme
Australia's Open Garden Scheme is a non-profit organisation that began in Victoria in 1987. Our aim is to promote the knowledge and pleasure of gardens and gardening across Australia.
Australian Plants Society
The Sutherland Group of Australian Plants Society is an active group that meets ten times per year, contributes to State and National Society events and proceedings and organises many local activities.
FloraBank is a collaboration between Greening Australia, CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products through the Australian Tree Seed Centre, and the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Recently, the Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Research and the Nursery Industry Association of Australia have also become involved in FloraBank.
Gardens open offers you the facility to search for beautiful gardens that are open regularly or by appointment throughout Australia. Many of the listings have a link to their own web-site which will give you further information regarding that garden and when it opens to the public.
Kuranga Native Plant Nursery
Kuranga Native Plant Nursery are a retail nursery specialising exclusively in Australian Native Plants.
The Water-Wise Garden
The Water-Wise Garden has created Colourful Water-Wise Gardening; an easy
to use, fully interactive CDRom guide to growing colourful Low Water Use
plants using Organic Gardening practices and Organic Pest Control. The
CDRom contains over 450 full colour photos for the identification of plants
and insect pests and predators. Also included are Rainfall & Temperature
maps, a Glossary, and Complete Index.
Australian Plants for Year Round Colour
By Angus Stewart. Publisher: ABC Books, Australia, 2002. ISBN 073330985 2.
Australian Plants for the Garden
By Gwen Elliot. Published by Hyland House, Australia. ISBN 1 86447 039 9.
Gardening with Australian Rainforest Plants
By Julie Lake and Ralph Bailey
The Austraflora A-Z Book of Australian Plants
By Bill Molyneux and Sue Forrester.
Published by Reed New Holland, Australia 2002. ISBN 1 876334 84 3
The Australian Garden: Designing with Australian Plants
By Diana Snape. Published by Blooming Books,Australia, 2002.
ISBN 1 876473 33 9.
Wildflowers of Victoria
By Margaret Corrick & Bruce Fuhrer, Bloomings Books ISBN 1 87647 314 2
The New Native Garden - Designing with Australian Plants
By Paul Urquhart. Published by New Holland, Australia, 2000. ISBN 1 86436 695 8.
Key Guide Australian Wildflowers
By Leonard Cronin, Envirobooks 2000 ISBN 0 85881 170 7
Flowering Natives for Home Gardens
By Denise Grieg. Published by Angus and Robertson, Australia. ISBN 0 207 18413 5.
Key Guide Australian Trees
By Leonard Cronin, Envirobooks 2000 ISBN 0 85881 171 5
Australian Native Plants
By Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books 1996 ISBN 0 73010 493 1