Influential Australian Garden People


Anne Vale

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Beautifully illustrated, fully indexed and referenced, Influential Australia Garden People: their stories follows the influences of our current generation of garden writers, media personalities and garden designers. Journey with them as they relate their own experience within the context of increased urbanization, shifts in lifestyle choices and concern for environmental sustainability.

Immerse yourself in the lives of Australia’s Influential Garden Shapers and Creators including Paul Bangay, Myles Baldwin, Jim Fogarty, Andrew Laidlaw and Arno King. These contemporary garden creators may all design totally different style gardens but they share many similar experiences. Influential Australian Garden People is a book full of personal stories gleaned and gathered by listening to some of Australia’s most influential garden people. This generation represents a fundamental shift in the values and beliefs attached by our society to nature, landscape and cultivated spaces.

This book includes a chapter on Grady Brand, Senior Curator, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens, Perth.

About the Author:
Historian, lecturer and author Dr Anne Vale is an author, photographer, speaker, horticulturist, historian and teacher. Anne has written history booklets and garden guides on heritage gardens such as, Dalvui, Wombat Park, Durrol, Warroona Nursery and Kyneton Botanic Garden. She is the author or award winning Exceptional Australian Garden Makers (2013), a contributing author to Heritage Garden Review (UK), to the online directory on Australian Women Leaders, a writer for Garden Drum blog and a public speaker at conferences, Horticultural Societies, Historical Societies, Libraries, etc.


ISBN 9780646958361
Publisher Heriscapes
Published 2016
Number of pages 200
Dimensions H 28.5cm x W 28.5cm

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