Beth Stokes

About Beth Stokes

Many Science careers, from medical research and eye pathology to studying the blood of sharks and crocodiles. Primary School Science teaching lead to a hort degree in the design of school grounds.  More plant work with Open Gardens Australia, as a community education officer with the Botanic Gardens and organising events for the Friends of The Gardens…and ultimately with the Collectors' Plant Fair.

A growing passion

Throughout Australia there are dedicated and knowledgeable people collecting, propagating, grafting, hybridising, tissue-culturing and nurturing new varieties of plants. These people are modern day plant hunters, scouring mail-order catalogues from suppliers around the world, or travelling to distant nurseries or wild places in search of new specimens. Continue reading