Garden History of Hobart Town Lecture - 5 July 2019

 
GOVERNMENT HOUSE TASMANIA
Description

Explore the garden history and development of Narryna and the Government House Estate.

Narryna is an 1830s colonial merchant's house in Hobart.  Planning is currently underway to recreate the once thriving kitchen garden.  Ann Cripps is a founding member of the Australian Garden History Society and a garden history consultant.  Ann will introduce you to the gardeners and nurserymen of Hobart Town, Narryna and beyond.

David Owen, Official Secretary, Government House, will present a lecture on the establishment of Hobart's Domain after 1803 with specific reference to the Government House gardens.  This working estate covers 15ha of mature, exotic plantings and is home to some of Tasmania's oldest trees.

Time / Date: 10:30 am on Friday 5 July 2019

The estimated duration of the lecture is one (1) hour.  Doors will open approximately 15 minutes beforehand.

Parking will be available on site. Please drive through the main gates and follow the directions of staff.

Dress:  Neat Casual

Cost: $25.00 per head (incl GST) (Please note that a TryBooking processing fee will also be applied upon checkout.)

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All revenue from the tour and lecture programs is directed to the maintenance and preservation of the Government House Estate.

Location

Government House Tasmania
7 Lower Domain Road, Queen's Domain, Hobart, Tasmania 7000

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