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Botanic Art Groups Exhibition - Banksias Saturday, 18 April 2020 - 9:30am to Sunday, 17 May 2020 - 4:30pm

There will be an exhibition of botanical paintings and drawings in the Visitor Centre. These are the work of the The Botanic Art Groups and all the works are of Banksias. There will be Art works for sale.

Dr Chris Cargill ‘The 3 R’s: Riccia, Riella and Research’ Thursday, 23 April 2020 - 12:30pm

Chris, Curator of the Cryptogam Collections at the Australian National Herbarium, will talk about her latest research on the fascinating and beautiful thalloid liverwort Riccia.  Chris will also discuss her collaborative projects with colleagues from Victoria to Valencia on the enigmatic, aquatic liverwort Riella and the halophytic Monocarpus sphaerocarpus.

Banksia Festival Friday, 24 April 2020 - 9:30am to Saturday, 30 May 2020 - 4:30pm

2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of the ANBG and the 30th Anniversary of the Friends. 24th April to 3rd May will be a week long celebration of all things Banksia, including the Banksia Garden Grand Opening

Watch the Friends website for details of all the events planned for this special week...

Friends Bubbles and Banksias Tuesday, 28 April 2020 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm

Keep this date free for an evening event with special guests, food and wine. Details to follow .....

30 April, 12.30 pm David Taylor and Kevin Collins ‘The New Banksia Garden at the ANBG’ Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 12:30pm

David Taylor, Curator of Living Collections, ANBG, and Kevin Collins, Banksia specialist from Western Australia, will talk about the new Banksia Garden at the ANBG.  They will take you through some of the challenges, thinking, planning and collaboration that has gone into bringing this garden to reality and why all the efforts are worthwhile.

Growing Friends 2020 Spring Native Plant Sale Saturday, 14 November 2020 - 8:30am to 11:00am

The Growing Friends Spring Sale will be held on Saturday, 14th November 2020

Plants are propagated and tended by the Growing Friends from material sourced from the Gardens. All proceeds go to support the Gardens. Be early for the best selection.  A Plant List will be available on this website closer to the sale date.

When: Saturday, 14th November 2020
Time: 8.30 am – 11.00 am or earlier if sold out
Where: Small car park behind the Crosbie Morrison Centre, Australian National Botanic Gardens