Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Native Plant Sale – Presented by the Growing Friends ended on Sunday 11 November 2018.

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Banks statue

Australian Trees and their Botanists – Summer Guided Walks

Sunday 17 February — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Take a fascinating guided walk uncovering stories of adventure, mystery, sex, and even murder, associated with Australian trees and overseas botanists.

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In the rainforest gully for Luminous Botanicus

Luminous Botanicus IV: Shade of Trees

Fridays and Saturdays 1, 2, 8 and 9 March, 7.30 pm – 11.00 pm — Begins at the Visitor Centre

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the natural world after dark with a self-guided discovery of the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month, February–November, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens.

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Saturday 10 November, 8.30 am – 11.00 am (or earlier if sold out) — Crosbie Morrison Building car park

A boutique sale with plants grown by the gardens’ Growing Friends from material sourced in the gardens.

All proceeds go to support the gardens. Come early for best selection.

Plant list & further information available a week before the sale. 

See information here about some of the plants that will be for sale, including some Pomaderris, which are rare in cultivation.


Saturday 10 November, 8.30 am – 11.00 am (or earlier if sold out)


Crosbie Morrison Building car park


Regular plants $6, advanced plants $12