Australian Native Plant Society

About Australian Native Plant Society

The Australian Native Plant Society (Australia) – ANPSA – is committed to growing, conserving and appreciating the unique Australian flora. The society caters for people of all interests, whether simple appreciation of the beauty and diversity of the Australian flora or extension to its propagation, cultivation and conservation. More at Australian Native Plant Society (Australia)

‘Terra Australis Garden’ for Canberra’s National Arboretum

The National Arboretum in Canberra which features 100 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from around Australia and the world is in the process of creating a ‘Gallery of Gardens’ which is a chain of 7 gardens spread along a hill side from the main Visitors Centre. The Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) (ANPSA) has proposed to the National Arboretum to have one of these gardens, the ‘Terra Australis GardenContinue reading

Taking a chance on Eremophilas

Eremophilas can be marvellous plants in the garden, but their reliability in a variety of soils and climates is still being established by their many devoted growers. As so many eremophilas have been only recently collected from the wild and introduced into our gardens, they are still a work in progress as garden plants. Continue reading