JubaeaJubaea is the quarterly newsletter of the Friends of the Geelong Botanic Gardens (FGBG).
Each edition of Jubaea highlights the seasonal theme for the Friends' activities and contains information relating to current activities in and around the Geelong Botanic Gardens, featured articles and our FGBG programs. The newsletter is circulated to members, other Friends of Botanic Gardens Groups, Botanic Gardens and related organisations.
The current edition of Jubaea has been mailed to members of the Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens. A selection of previous editions are available in pdf format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read these documents.
Jubaea Spring 2020
This edition includes:
- Celebrate 35 with the Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
- Gardening during a pandemic
- Development of the Pacific Rim garden
- The Alistair Watt collection
- Retirement of Annette Zealley
- Danial Bunce and Australia's First People
- and more
Corrections to Jubaea, Spring 2020:
The Editorial Team apologises for several errors in the articles below.
1 A LONG ASSOCIATION – THE ALISTAIR WATT COLLECTION: page4, para 2 should read: Our first association with Alistair was in July 1988 when he spoke to an enthusiastic group of Friends about plant collecting in Gondwana.
2 ANNETTE ZEALLEY: DIRECTOR/COORDINATOR OF GEELONG BOTANIC GARDENS, 2007 ‐ 2020: page13, col 2, para 3 should read:
In 2006, Geelong Botanic Gardens and the surrounding parkland had been listed on the Victorian Heritage Register as being of State significance.
3 DANIEL BUNCE AND AUSTRALIA’S FIRST PEOPLE: page 15, col 2, para 4 should read:
In 1857 Daniel Bunce was appointed the first curator of the Geelong Botanic Gardens, the windswept reserve of nearly 200 acres overlooking Corio Bay.