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Corporate entry Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP) (1957 - 1962)

From
12 March 1957
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1962
Functions
Plant science

Summary

The Society for Growing Australian Plants SGAP was founded by Mr A. J. Swaby in Melbourne in 1957. Writing a regular column 'Know Your Natives' in the magazine Your Garden, he articles attracted a great deal of interest in forming a group of likeminded people across the continent, to foster the interest and cultivation of native Australian plants.

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Published resources

Books

  • Walter, John, SGAP: the Story of Arthur Swaby and the Society for Growing Australian Plants, Australian Plants Society, Hawthorn, Vic., 2007, 236 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Elliot, Gwen and Elliot, Rodger, 'Preservation by Cultivation: the Genesis of the Australian Plants Society', Australian Garden History, vol. 13, no. 6, 2002, pp. 21-22. Details
  • Walter, John, 'SGAP, Swaby and the FNCV', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 122, 2005, pp. 330-5. Details

Reviews

  • Cohn, Helen M., review of SGAP: the story of Arthur Swaby and the Society for growing Australian Plants, Victorian Naturalist, vol. 125, no. 3, 2008, pp. 85-6. Details
  • McMahon, Philippa, review of SGAP: the story of Arthur Swaby and the Society for Growing Australian Plants, Australian Garden History, vol. 19, no. 4, 2008, pp. 19-20. Details

Online Resources

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