Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Native Plant Sale ended on Saturday 19 October 2019.

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Current events

NatureArt Lab School Holiday Program

NatureArt Lab School Holiday Program – What is that?

28–31 January, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm — Banks Building

Have fun exploring the Gardens with NatureArt Lab’s exciting school holiday program!

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Snakes Alive! Rosenberg's Monitor

Snakes Alive!

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, 13–19 January 2020
Feeding times: 11.00 am and 2.00 pm daily
— Crosbie Morrison Building


Live displays, feeding and handling of snakes, lizards, frogs, turtles and crocodiles, with a special feature on Goannas.

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Summer Sounds on the Eucalypt Lawn

Summer Sounds

Saturdays and Sundays 18 & 19 January, 25 & 26 January, 1 & 2 February

Postponed



Kicking off an epic event program to celebrate the Australian National Botanic Gardens’ 50th Anniversary, Summer Sounds 2020 is set to entertain the whole family this summer.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Sundays, 21 November 2019 to Sunday 12 January 2020. Gates open 6:30 pm. Note opening night is a Thursday and closing night is a Saturday. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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Saturday 19 October, 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 for best selection and bring a bag or box for your purchases. Sale will continue until all plants sold or by 1.30 pm.

You can find descriptions of most plants in the new edition of ‘Australian Plants for Canberra Region Gardens’, available at the plant sale for $30.

Prices:

  • $6 (70 mm pot)
  • $8 (90 mm pot)
  • $10 (140 mm pot) each

Bring your own bags and boxes and come early for best selection!

Payment by cash or credit card. ANPS encourages card payment.

Plant lists are available from the Australian Native Plant Society two weeks prior to the sale.

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When

Saturday 19 October, 8.30 am–1.30 pm

Where

Southern car park

Price

$6 – $10 each