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Whose idea was it to plant the Eastern Park as a Pinetum?

(Some new information from Troving The Geelong Advertiser) Pinetum noun, plural pineta [pahy-nee-tuh] An arboretum of pines and coniferous trees. (dictionary.com) The widely accepted story of Geelong’s Eastern Park is that Daniel Bunce (Curator 1857-1872) laid out the Botanic Gardens … Continue reading

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