Jane Edmanson OAM
Anglesea & Torquay Ambassador
I have been a Victorian presenter with ‘Gardening Australia’, A.B.C. Television’s national gardening program for over 20 years. Each Saturday and Sunday morning from 8am till 10am I join Darren James in the 3AW studio to present ‘The Big Backyard’, answering gardening questions and chatting along and on a Thursday with Denis Walter. Throughout the week I present Magic 1278’s gardening segments, short, sharp and timely.
I write for several gardening magazines, plus I have written 6 books including ‘From The Ground Up’ and ‘Jane Edmanson’s Working Manual for Gardeners’.
I take garden tours every year, both within Australia and overseas, I do a lot of garden talks and media presentations. Some of the organizations of which I am a Patron include, the Royal Horticulture Society Vic., Sustainable Gardening Australia, Ambassador for Australia Day, Ambassador of Cystic Fibrosis Victoria, Friends of the Wail Arboretum, Horsham, Victoria and I have been awarded an Order of Australia Medal of which I am very proud.