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.

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Three Day Workshop: Drawing And Painting Flowers And Leaves With Marta Salamon

Three Day Workshop: Drawing and painting flowers and leaves with Marta Salamon

23, 24 & 25 October, 2017, 10am – 3pm Venue: Elliot Centre, RBGV Cranbourne Cost: $285 (members), $315 (non-members) All…

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Workshop: Everything About Australian Birds

Workshop: Everything About Australian Birds

National Bird Week 2017 is celebrated from Monday 23 – Sunday 29 October. Please register and join in…

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Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

We work very hard to bring you the best benefits we can. We hope you enjoy reading our…

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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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