2023 Program

MORE DETAILS ON CURRENT EVENTS 

2023 Friends’ Events Calendar:                                                

Date                      Event

January

Saturday 7, Sunday 8  'Seedpods Botanic' Art Workshop with Amanda Sutterby

Friday 20, Saturday 21, and Sunday 22 'Beginners Botanic Art' Workshop with Craig Lidgerwood

February

Sunday 12 Themed Discovery Walk 'Gondwana' 2.00 pm

Monday 27 New Members Morning Tea, 9.30 am -11.30 pm   

March

Sunday 12 Themed Discovery Walk 'Plants and Plates' 2.00 pm

Friday 17 Self-Drive Tour to Basil Rose Estate, 10.30 am - 3.30 pm 

Sunday 19 GBG Open Day   

April

Sunday 9 Themed Discovery Walk 'Indigenous Plants' 2.00 pm

Friday 21 Melbourne Historic Gardens Train Trip, 8.00 am - 4.00 pm    

May 

Sunday 7 Themed Discovery Walk 'Pacific Rim Garden' 2.00 pm

Wednesday 17 Volunteer Week Lunch, 12.30 pm -3.20 pm

June

Fortnightly Winter Lecture Program via Zoom – Day to be confirmed 5.00 pm 

Sunday 11 Themed Discovery Walk 'Ferns' 2.00 pm

Thurs 22  Winter Lunch @Truffleduck -guest speaker Lyall Fillipi of Roraima Nursery, 12.00 pm

July

Sunday 9 Themed Discovery Walk 'Edible Plants' 2.00 pm

Monday 17 Movie Night 5.30 pm - 8.00 pm, Movie TBC

Saturday 22 Singapore Tour, 9-Day tour, bookings through Botanica Travel, contact office for details.

August

Sunday 13 Themed Discovery Walk 'Chinese Plants' 2.00 pm
                                                                  
Mon 28 August  AGM with supper and guest speaker - TBC

September

Sunday 10 Themed Discovery Walk 'Sensory Walk' 2.00 pm

Tuesday 12 Coach Tor to Macedon Area,  8.00 am - 5.45 pm

October

Sunday 8 Themed Discovery Walk 'Flora of the Pacific Rim' 2.00 pm

Monday 23 'Through the Garden Gates', 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Monday 30 - Sunday 5 November Lord Howe Island Tour, 6-day tour. Bookings only through Botanica Travel. Contact the Office for more detail.

November

Sunday 12 Themed Discovery Walk 'Green Spine' 2.00 pm

Thursday 16 Trip to 'Beleura', Mornington Peninsular

December

Friday 1 Members' Christmas Picnic and Quiz, 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm

 

 

 

 

 


Links from Craig Moley's  2022 Winter Lecture:

eBird Australia web-site

Links to follow:

 

and the story of Craig’s journey …