Geelong Botanic Gardens – a local treasure
Do you know your Gardens? Geelong Botanic Gardens are one of the oldest botanic gardens in Australia. Learn about its history, special collections, remarkable trees and the people who have made it all happen. Each session includes a guided walk designed to focus on the study topic.
This course is being coordinated by our members who are the Volunteer Guides at the Geelong Botanic Gardens. More Details
Geelong Botanic Gardens – a local treasure is a 7-session course on Monday mornings from February 5th to March 26th. The sessions are taken by 8 of the current guides and each session includes a guided walk in the Gardens to focus on the topic of the class. These include: an Orientation session; History of the Gardens; the 21st Century Garden; Plants and Climate; Botany and Evolution; Special Collections – the salvias and pelargoniums; Stormwater harvesting and irrigation; Trees - including the heritage trees; Eastern Park carriageways, history and plantings.