'Water: H2O=Life' exhibition at NMA

A new exhibition looking at water has opened at the National Museum of Australia. ‘Water: H2O=Life’ opened on 3 December and runs till 16 May. The exhibition was created by…

Australian Forest History Conference scholarship

The Australian Forest History Society is offering one scholarship to an enrolled tertiary student to attend its 8th National Conference on Australian Forest History to be held in Lismore, NSW,…

Editorial Introduction

James Beattie University of Waikato Welcome to the last issue of 2009, one devoted to garden history as well as an obituary to our sadly missed Geoff Park. Walter Cook,…

The Lady Norwood Rose Garden and Begonia House

Walter Cook Large architectural statements in a formal classical tradition are rare in New Zealand. In Wellington, when these were planned, they were often left unfinished. There are the Carrillion…

Some notes on the philosophy of Hamilton Gardens

Geoffrey Doube[1] There is an interesting and on-going philosophical debate that can be traced through the scholarly journals of human geography, landscape architecture, and garden history.[2] The central question with…

Review

William Beinart and Lotte Hughes, Environment and Empire. The Oxford History of the British Empire: Companion Series. Oxford University Press, 2007. 395 pp., ISBN 978019956251. Charles Dawson In 2006, New…