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The daily activities of the Friends are a vital part of the life of the Gardens.

We aim to enrich the Gardens and our lives by active involvement in its conservation, education and cultural activities - and make friends and have fun while we do.

New members are always welcome - come along and join in!

Volunteering at the Gardens is very rewarding and great fun. For an overview of opportunities to get involved, see Volunteering at the ANBG.

Talks and walks

Guided walks
Thursday talks
Flora Explorer mini-bus tours
Wake Up with the Birds

Wake Up with the Birds guided tour
Photo: Alan Munns

Hands-on plant activities

Growing Friends

Plant science

Plant Recognition Group
Plant Science Group

Planting in the Australian Daisy Garden
Photo: Andy Rawlinson

Art in the Gardens

Botanic Art Group
Photographic Group
Nature Journaling Group
Schools Photographic Competition

Schools photographic competition exhibition opening 2015

Schools Photographic Competition exhibition
Photo: Graham Brown