- DUE TO THE CURRENT VICTORIAN COVID RESTRICTIONS ALL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS ARE CANCELLED
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Thursday 16: Historic Homes and Gardens- Self-drive tour 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
Visit "Chesterfield", "The Heights" and "Barwon Grange" and learn the fascinating history of these remarkable homes and gardens.
1-31 : National Seniors Month
Enjoy morning tea and a guided walk of the Geelong Botanic Gardens, provided by the Friends' and Guide volunteers on Wednesdays at 11.00 am. The Freinds' Nursery will be also be open on Wednesday Mornings for Plant sales.
Sunday 10, 2.00 pm: Themed Guided Walk - Rare and Endangered Plants, 2.00 pm
Over the last 200 years, many species of plants and animals have become extinct. During today’s walk, we will look at a selection of threatened species grown here in the Geelong Botanic Gardens and learn the important role Botanic Gardens play in plant conservation. Meet your guide at the front steps. Max 10 people.
Sunday 10: BGANZ Botanic Gardens Day - Cancelled
Monday 25: Through the Garden Gates
Four wonderful gardens, three coastal and one rural showing diversity and clever ideas to adapt at home. More details to come.
Sunday 14, 2.00 pm: Themed Guided Walk - Changing Planet, Changing Plants: Plant Adaptation, 200.pm
Many plants have developed impressive features for coping with drought conditions. These adaptations are vital in a time of climate change. We will explore some of the plants in Geelong Botanic Gardens demonstrating the strategies which they employ. You may be inspired to alter the character of your garden! Gold coin donation, meet your guide at the front steps. Max 10 people.
Tuesday 16: Guest Speaker Evening, Speaker Luke Keogh - The history of the Wadian Case
Luke will be speaking on the history of the Wardian Case, the invention which revolutionised Horticulture around the world. His research and the story are available in his book "The Wardian Case". $15 Members, $20 non-members, numbers limited (preference to members) Where: FGBG Large meeting room.
WEEKLY PLANT SALES
The Friends’ Plant Nursery is open every Wednesday from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm showcasing a wide selection of plants sourced from the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
Located at the rear of the GBG.
WEEKLY GUIDED WALKS
Every Wednesday at 11.00 am, and Sunday at 2.00 pm.
For more information, or to make a booking, contact the Friends’ office on 5222 6053 between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm Monday to Friday.
Teahouse @GBG Bookings can be made by phone 0413 706 535.