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

Recent News

Growing Friends Winter Plant Sale

Our Winter Plant Sale is on this weekend - July 23 & 24, 10am - 4pm
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Winter Plant Sale Lists

The Growing Friends Winter Plant Sale plant lists are now available.
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Datura Ferox

Datura Ferox

In April we were sent to collect samples of a foreign invader not seen previously in the area.…

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Our Groups

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

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

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

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