Monthly Archives: September 2014

AN EASTERN PARK MYSTERY SOLVED

Not all the stories of the Geelong Botanic Gardens and Eastern Park are about Gardens, trees and the way the Botanic Gardens were managed. Some, like this one that I came across during my research are about the people who … Continue reading

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In the beginning …

In the beginning was a bare hillside to the east of the town… The story of the origins of the Geelong Botanical Gardens (as it was then known) was first told by George Jones in his book “Growing Together, a … Continue reading

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Follow your nose – to the Geelong Botanical Gardens

What’s that smell? Today it is definitely Spring (although that may not be the case tomorrow). The sun is shining, the birds are active and plants are starting to put on a bit of spring growth, even if it is … Continue reading

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