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Oral History_Williamstown Botanic Gardens_Michael Wilkins

From the Collection of Williamstown Botanic Gardens- Hobsons Bay City Council Cnr Osborne and Giffard Streets Williamstown Victoria

Description
CD and transcript of interview with Michael Wilkins. Michael first worked in the Gardens for the Municipality of Williamstown in 1987. He was there for eleven years. A few years after the amalgamation of Williamstown and Altona into the City of Hobsons Bay City Council he transferred from the Gardens to other sites within the City. He returned to the Gardens in 2006. Michael recalls people with whom he worked and horticultural practices over those years.
Attached Files
Object Registration
2014.017
Keywords
michael wilkins, barry heath, bob anderson, 1987, shelley wood, ian mcleod, john wilson, mary malhallchek, glasshouse, maarten hulzebosch, ransome mower, buffalo lawn, parker reserve, trench digging, 2006, bird cage, palms, williamstown botanic gardens, hobsons bay city council
Historical information
The interview is one of a series recorded in 2013-2014 to document memories and experiences of the Williamstown Botanic Gardens
When Made
06/10/2014
Significance
A primary source of information on memories of the Gardens and witness to changes in the Gardens over those years.
Last updated
15 Aug 2019 at 6:32PM