Special Interest

Seasol Photo Competition #1

Seasol Photo Competition #1 Joint Winner! SPRINGTIME REFLECTIONS IN THE JAPANESE GARDEN The Images of the Pink Trumpet Tree (Handroanthus impetiginous formerly Tabebuia) and flowering shrubs mirrored on the surface of the pond, are a Reflection of the passion and enthusiasm, I have shared for more than thirty years with hundreds of visitors to the …

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Biosecurity Pest Blitzes

The Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network is excited to announce the botanic gardens biosecurity pest blitzes. We are calling on visitors, friends, volunteers and staff of botanic gardens to take part in three targeted biosecurity pest blitzes between September and November this year. Biosecurity pest blitzes are a way to conduct surveillance for plant pests and …

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E-ucalypt News Edition 53, 1st September 2019

E-ucalypt News                      Edition 53, 1st September 2019 Welcome to the AAFBG’s fortnightly E-ucalypt News Secretaries: Please forward this to your Members. CONTENTS: Newsletter Reminders Committee News 2020 Conference Update Members’ News and Activities: Friends of Burnley Botanic Gardens Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens & Sherwood Arboretum Friends of …

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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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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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Our Patron

The Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens  and Sherwood Arboretum is honoured to welcome His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Qld as Patron.