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Plant sale, April 2012

Growing Friends plant sale

Over 1500 plants, of over 120 different species, went on sale at the Growing Friends autumn plant sale on Saturday 14 April. The Growing Friends run plant sales every autumn and spring, selling plants that have been propagated from cuttings taken from the living collection in the Botanic Gardens.

New website

New website

We launched this new website on 16 April 2012. It is the culmination of over a year’s work, involving many members of the Friends, especially the various sub-groups and committees which make the organisation so vibrant and interesting.

Eucalyptus ficifolia

Eucalypt Discovery Walk

The Friends have been awarded a $12,000 grant by the Bjarne K Dahl Trust to develop a self-guiding nature trail through the Gardens.

Gardens' Café proposed renovations

New Gardens’ Café – Friends’ discount

From 12 May this year the Gardens will have a new café, Floresco in the Gardens. The Café will have an exciting and affordable menu, with bush tucker themes. It will have a new look, following extensive renovation. Members of the Friends will receive a 10% discount.