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Author Walter, John (John Bernard), 1958-

Title SGAP : the story of Arthur Swaby and the Society for Growing Australian Plants / John Walter
Published Hawthorn, Vic. : Australian Plants Society (SGAP Victoria), 2007

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Description ix, 236 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 25 cm
Summary "This history examines both the life and activities of Arthur Swaby, and those pioneer growers and writers about 'native' plants who influenced him. The difficulties faced in SGAP's early years are explored along with the development of a nationwide structure whuich produces a quality magazine and overseas study groups of all kinds and sizes. The importance given to the Local Groups and lone members by the founders is explained and the major achievements of the Society are reviewed."--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Swaby, Arthur (Arthur James)
Swaby, Arthur
Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants -- History.
Society for Growing Australian Plants -- History.
Endemic plants -- Australia -- Societies, etc.
Horticulturists -- Australia -- Victoria -- Biography.
Societies -- Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Australian Plants Society (SGAP Victoria)
ISBN 9780909830625 (paperback)
Other Titles Story of Arthur Swaby and the Society for Growing Australian Plants