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

Plant Sale Dates For 2018

Plant Sale dates for 2018

The Growing Friends have set the dates for plant sales in 2018. If you are the type of…

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Annual Lunch – Anna Foley, Trust For Nature

Annual Lunch – Anna Foley, Trust for Nature

Bookings are now open for Cranbourne Friends Annual Lunch. Chat amongst friends before a 3 course lunch and…

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In Search Of Spiranthes Australis, “Ladies Tresses” Orchids

In search of Spiranthes australis, “Ladies Tresses” Orchids

Robin Allison has been monitoring a colony of Spiranthes australis orchids at Cardinia Reservoir Park over many years.…

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Our Groups

Garden Volunteer Group

Garden Volunteer Group

The Garden Volunteer Group members are all keen to work in, and learn about the Australian Garden…

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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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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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