Mt Hotham Discovery Tour Report

Mt Hotham Discovery Tour Report

A group of the Cranbourne Friends recently enjoyed a 5 day adventure to Mt Hotham where they admired plenty of summer wildflowers and local wildlife. A full report of the trip and the group's discoveries will appear in the next copy…

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A New Year And A New Name

A new year and a new name

Happy New Year! We begin this year with a new name, Cranbourne Friends Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Inc.- to be known more informally as Cranbourne Friends.  The motion to change our name, to reflect the new identity of the entire organisation to…

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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. Growing outside the eastern boundary on land soon to be smothered with houses, alongside a patch of dock, stood two handsome and…

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Autumn Plant Sales

Once again, the autumn plant sale was a busy and most profitable event and with taking a few pre-plant sale purchases into account, we made approximately $12,500. As you would be aware, we also had a clearance sale at the…

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Pat Dale workshop

Recently we had a wonderful workshop with Pat Dale who taught us to make a hanging twig basket using a variety of native plant materials. We are looking forward to an upcoming workshop with Heather Turner from Basketmakers of Victoria.…

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