Historical information

Article for December 1999 Ballarat Courier, about Tom Beaumont and the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, researched by Roy Mosman and summary of article, November 1999.


Tom Beaumont was pre-eminent amongst the Curators of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens as a grower and propagator of many plants, especially tuberous begonias and many trees to be found in the Gardens today. He achieved a national and international reputation and yet remained a humble man.

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