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

Annual Luncheon With Elaine Canty, AM

Annual Luncheon with Elaine Canty, AM

Join us to hear Elaine Canty AM, long-serving former Chairman of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Board on…

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Australian Textile Exhibition Raffle Results

Australian Textile Exhibition Raffle Results

The winners of the quilt raffle drawn on 5th March 2017 at the Australian Textile Exhibition are as…

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Autumn Plant Sale – Plant Lists Now Available

Autumn Plant Sale – Plant lists now available

The Cranbourne Friends' Autumn Plant Sale is only 2 weeks away! It will be held in the Cranbourne…

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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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