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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.

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Daisies On Dargo Road

Alpine and sub-alpine plants. 1/2 day workshop

No doubt many of you have enjoyed the alpine region with its wonderful wide views and colourful flora -…

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Gillian Hund. Chair, Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation Victoria

Cranbourne Friends AGM – Gillian Hund Talk

The 27th Annual General Meeting of the Cranbourne Friends was held on Sunday November 11, 2018 in the Cranbourne Gardens…

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Book your 2018 Spring events now!

Events for spring include an afternoon bushland wildflower ramble, a talk about microbats, and a workshop about alpine…

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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 Sale

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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Botanical Fabricator at work

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 illustration and colour pencils

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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