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A garden commemorates horticulturist and landscape designer Edna Welling who lived in Buderim.
Edna studied at the School of Horticulture, Burnley, gaining a certificate in 1917. By the early 1920s, she had developed a flourishing garden design business and was regarded as the leader in her field in Victoria. She had a regular gardening column in Australian Home Beautiful and contributed articles to other magazines.
She also designed group-housing estates, the first and best known being Bickleigh Vale village, then on Melbourne’s outskirts, where she lived and gathered around her like-minded people for whom she designed English-style cottages and gardens. By the 1940s, she was well-known throughout Australia. By this time also, she had become more passionate about native plants and more active as a conservationist, joining battles to protect the natural environment. She became a Buderim resident in 1967.
|Address:||Quorn Close, Buderim, 4556|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.678889|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
Edna Welling Memorial Garden