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FBBGSA Notice of AGM 2019

Download Proxy Form | Download Call for Nominations Form | Download this post (pdf) Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens and Sherwood Arboretum Ltd. Dear Member, This is to advise you of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the members of The Friends.  The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: Tuesday September 3rd 2019 Time: …

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A ‘Friends’ Tour of Singapore March 2019

Join Kim Woods Rabbidge, along with other Friends of Botanic Gardens from around Australia, in cosmopolitan Singapore to celebrate the tropics. Kim is an award winning garden writer and photographer, and researcher and scriptwriter for ouraustraliangardens.com. Visit Gardens by the Bay, the heritage listed Singapore Botanic Gardens, high tea at Raffles hotel, Bollywood vegie gardens and …

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Antonia-McCaskie

Hidden Treasures Open Garden – April 5th

Mother Nature’s Laughter – Antonia McCaskie’s garden When Antonia McCaskie was a young girl, growing up in The Hague, Holland during the war, she was inspired by the resilience of flowers blooming amidst bombed ruins. Decades later, living in another world, Antonia has created the most delightful hillside garden on the outskirts of Brisbane. The …

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Soils ain’t Soils

Want to learn more about Plant health through managing healthy soils? This workshop, the third in the MasterGardener series, will look at the most important criteria to maintain healthy plants – SOIL. The hands-on workshop will investigate the various types of soil, interrelationships between plant health, soil, nutrition, soil organic matter, soil water and importantly soil fauna. What bugs and critters do we …

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Arno King Summer Vegie Gardening National Gardening Week Talk

Winter Vegie Gardening – March 11

[columns] [span4] [/span4][span8] ‘ Winter Vegie Gardening ‘ The Friends invite all members & guides to a morning with Arno King – Registered Horticulturist, Registered Landscape Architect at the Kitchen Garden, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha 11th March 2018 9:30 am to 12:30 – come at 9.00am for a cuppa.      Arno will talk about: How to prepare the vegetable garden …

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Master Gardener Class Programme – Selecting Plants – right plant, right place

The Friends Master Gardener Class Programme Selecting Plants – right plant, right place February 27th, 2018 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Light refreshments only provided. [btn text=”BUY TICKETS HERE” link=” https://fbbgsa.org.au/product/master-gardener-class-programme-bookings/ ” tcolor=”#ffffff” bcolor=”#81d742″ thovercolor=”#1e73be” bhovercolor=”#95d666″ icon=”icon-cart4″] Ever considered how and why we choose plants for a certain position. This workshop will look at the selection criteria applied …

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Art Exhibition at Richard Randall Art Studio – Jeannie Baker “Circle”

Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha will play host to the traveling exhibition “Circle” from award-winning children’s author, artist and film maker Jeannie Baker. The story book behind the exhibition is inspired by the migration of the Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica baueri) from Australia through Southeast Asia, to its Alaskan breeding grounds and then back to Australia. …

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