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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The gardens at night. Photo: Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 26 October, 9 November, 18 January and 15 February, Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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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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Concert.

Summer Sounds

5.00 pm – 7.30 pm, Saturday 2, Sunday 3, Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 February 2019 — Eucalypt Lawn

Enjoy live music, dancing and delicious food and drink as you chill to the sounds of summer.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Saturdays, 28 November 2018 to 12 January 2019. Gates open 6:30 pm. — 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 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. 

When

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

Where

Crosbie Morrison Building car park

Price

Regular plants $6, advanced plants $12