- 27 September 1998
- Botanical artist, Writer, Illustrator, Gardener and Horticulturalist
Joan Law-Smith was patron of the Australian Garden History Society (AGHS) from 1989 to 1998. Margaret Darling in her 'Tribute to Joan Law-Smith' in the society journal advises that Law-Smith designed the emblem for the AGHS. She was a botanical artist, a writer, an illustrator and a dedicated gardener and horticulturist with a good working knowledge of botany. Her books included: A Gardener's Diary, Gardens of the Mind, The Uncommon Garden, The Garden Within and a Desk Diary for 1999 - Bird and Flowers - which was published in conjunction with the National Trust (Victoria) Women's Committee.
Sources used to compile this entry: Darling, Margaret, 'Tribute to Joan Law-Smith', Australian Garden History, vol. 10, no. 3, p. 19.