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Bush BBQ and Wildflower ramble

Celebrate the introduction of daylight savings with an informal get together of Cranbourne Friends-  – MEMBERS ONLY. We are meeting at the Stringybark BBQ area  of the Cranbourne Gardens at 11.30 am on Sunday 6th October 2019.  Bring  your own…

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The Iconic Banksia -a workshop

Would you believe that there is so much more to Banksias than just Snugglepot, Cuddlepie and the Big Bad Banksia Men? Banksias are icons of the Australian bush and have a very ancient history. Australian plant enthusiasts are frequently excited…

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Australian Mistletoes in the Environment

A Talk and Gawk with Naturalist Peter Rogers, will be held on  Monday, 23rd September,  1pm and 3.3opm, at the Auditorium, Cranbourne Gardens.  After an illustrated presentation, we will have a wander in the Cranbourne Gardens bushland to see some mistletoes at…

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Membership Survey results

Thank you to all the Friends members who completed the 2019 Cranbourne Friends Membership Survey in April.  It was lovely to hear from many members their appreciation for the friendly and social nature of Friends events and activities.  Overall, feedback…

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New volunteer positions! Can you help?

The Cranbourne Friends exist to support the Cranbourne Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, by undertaking voluntary tasks and organising activities which enhance community understanding and appreciation of the Cranbourne Gardens, Australian flora and fauna, and generate funds to support 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 - especially those gorgeous swathes of daisies. But not all is gorgeous, as numerous large animals – deer in particular - are causing problems in this delicate environment. The…

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Friends Expo

Cranbourne Friends Expo – until 25 August

The Friends Expo opened on July 21 and show cases the creative activities of our Friends' special interest groups. Basketry, textiles, illustration, photography are just some of the beautiful work produced by our groups and on display in the Expo.…

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