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Native Plant Sale ended on Saturday 17 March 2018.

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11.30 am – 12.30 pm, Monday 13 August, Wednesday 15 August & Saturday 18 August — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Unpack your imagination and step back 3 billion years in time to look at the origin of all plants. Meander through the gardens with a guide and explore major events in plant evolution with living plants illustrating each step.

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9.00 am – 1.00 pm, 22 Aug, 9 Sept & 16 Sept

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Saturday 17 March, 8.30 am – 1.30 pm — Southern car park

Browse Canberra’s best range of Australian native plants, including many local species.

Thousands of plants will be on sale in the southern car park courtesy of the Australian Native Plant Society (ANPS).

With over 50 years of experience growing Australian plants in the Canberra region, the ANPS specialises in well-labelled, good-quality, competitively priced plants that are ideal for new and established gardens.

Gates open at 8.30 am. Come early and bring a bag or box for your purchases.

Plant lists are available from the Australian Native Plant Society.

Further information

For more information contact John Carter, Sale Coordination Team:

When

Saturday 17 March, 8.30 am – 1.30 pm

Where

Southern car park