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‘Wild Weaving’ Workshops

A Wild Weaving workshop will be held at the Elliot Centre, at the Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens on Sunday 28 April, running from 2-4.30pm. The cost of the workshop is $75 ($70 for Friends Members and RBGV staff). If interested in taking…

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Dry River Bed replanted

After extensive renovations to garden beds and the fitting of irrigation, the Dry River Bed section of the Australian Garden has now been replanted with new plants, following a design by Landscape Architect, Andrew Laidlaw. The Cranbourne Friends were delighted…

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Playing, learning and connecting in nature

For children who enjoy getting creative, crafty, and messy, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is hosting Nature Play: free family-friendly, nature-based activities from Tuesday 23 January to Friday 25 January. Under the shade of the eucalypts in the Kids’ Backyard, join…

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Welcome Friends members!

If you joined our group at a plant sale, here are two ways to find out more about being a Member of the Cranbourne Friends. You can visit our New Members pageOr you can download our New Members Handbook Happy…

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Volunteers recognised!

The work of some of our members has been formally recognised by the Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens (AAFBG), at a function on Friday 5 May 2023. The Handbury awards recognise exceptional contributions to an Australian Botanic Garden, Arboretum, or…

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Free Daily Shuttle

The Cranbourne Gardens Shuttle Bus can be booked for transport between Cranbourne Train Station and Cranbourne Gardens. The 8 seater bus is comfortable, is wheelchair accessible (x1 chair), and has a fully compliant baby seat (for carers with prams). Please…

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Of Friends and Gardens published

Showing how a sand mine in unloved and ignored bushland became one of Melbourne’s most beautiful landscapes, Of Friends & Gardens is a remarkable book. It shares stories about the development of the Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne and…

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