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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

Cranbourne Gardens Bushland. Photo By Amy Akers

Breakfast and Bushland (featuring the Special Collections)

The Special Collections area is approximately 2.5 hectares and located within the conservation area of the bushland. It…

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Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton

Regional Botanic Gardens Talk

Did you know that there are over 40 regional botanic gardens in Victoria, and still more will be…

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Book your 2018 Winter events now!

Events for winter include a visit to the State Library to view some of the botanical collection, a…

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Our Groups

Edit Patterson in red sand garden

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 sample of Clematis aristata

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 Plant Selection 2

Growing Friends

The Growing Friends propagate a great variety Australian native plants that have been sourced from the Gardens.
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Mt Hotham Discovery Tour - by Margaret Margitta

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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Commemorative Signature Quilt. Size – 107cm X 96 cm

Botanical Fabricators

We work with fabric crafts using materials or designs featuring and highlighting the beauty of Australian native plants.
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Pigmy Possum by Pauline Dewar

Botanical Illustrators

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

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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