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Mt Hotham Discovery Tour - By Margaret Margitta

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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Bright Orange Flower Of Corymbia Ficiifolia

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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Spiky Plant

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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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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Update

The Herbarium Collectors continue quietly and steadily on. The collection now numbers 727 genera and species. Our superbly talented and dedicated photographer Dan Linsten is no longer able to come out into the field, but he'll continue to organise the…

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