Event: UNFORGETTABLE GARDENS - MELBOURNE’S ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS
Organizer: THE GARDENS TRUST
Speakers: Richard Barley
Tickets: £5 (concessions may apply)
Date: Oct 12th 6:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Oct 12th 10:00am | ET: Oct 12th 1:00pm.
Europe - UK: Oct 12th 6:00pm | CET: Oct 12th 7:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Oct 13th 1:00am | AET: Oct 13th 4:00am.
"This series of four talks, organised by the Historic Gardens Foundation in partnership with The Gardens Trust, explores international examples of Unforgettable Gardens, seen through the eyes of their owners, managers, creators and restorers...
Week 2. 12 October: Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens – evolution of a beautiful landscape with Richard Barley
Richard will speak about the continuing evolution of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, from its inception and first planting in 1846 (in Melbourne’s infancy), through the phase of development of a ‘scientific botanic garden’ under German botanist and explorer Ferdinand Mueller, the remodelling with subtropical influences under William Guilfoyle’s direction, to the contemporary improvements as the climate warms and water sustainability becomes one of the most significant challenges..."
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
The Gardens Trust