Cranbourne Friends, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Inc. is a vibrant group of more than 700 members who share a love of Australian plants and nature, and support Cranbourne Gardens.

Recent News

2018 Plant Sale Dates

2018 Plant Sale Dates

If you are the type of person who loves to be organised or someone who would hate to…

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Visit From Friends Of The Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton

Visit from Friends of the Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton

On a beautiful Spring day in mid October some members of the ‘Friends of the Australian Botanic Gardens…

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Sensory Gardening Workshop

Sensory Gardening Workshop

Sunday 12 November 2017 All-day Workshop: 9:30am to 3pm Australian Garden Auditorium, RBGV Cranbourne Gardens Cnr Ballarto Rd &…

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Our Groups

Herbarium Collectors

Herbarium Collectors

Our task is to find, photograph and collect plant specimens at each stage of their development at Cranbourne Gardens.
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Seed Collectors

Seed Collectors

The seed collectors gather seed for the Cranbourne Gardens seed stock and for the Growing Friends nursery.
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Growing Friends

Growing Friends

The Growing Friends propagate a great variety Australian native plants that have been sourced from the Gardens.
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Friends In Focus

Friends in Focus

The Friends In Focus group get together to learn about photography, take photos and enhance and practise skills.
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Botanical Fabricators

Botanical Fabricators

We work with fabric crafts using materials or designs featuring and highlighting the beauty of Australian native plants.
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Botanical Illustrators

Botanical Illustrators

Our get-togethers allow us to share ideas, information, and support whilst working on our paintings and drawings.
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Basketmakers

Basketmakers

A group of novice to experienced weavers using native plants to create items ranging from the useful to the sculptural.
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