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Coming soon - A new Australian Daisy Garden

A winter wander along the Gardens' Main Path may leave you wondering what is happening in the large construction area below the Rock Garden Lawn [read more].

Sharing is human nature

What do you get when a bunch of Canberra-loving, experience-seeking, social media savvy locals visit the Gardens at night? The answer is two dozen impressed people who share their experiences with thousands of others - creating part two of the award winning Human Brochure campaign [read more].

A garden of inspiration for artists

For Melbourne sculptor Annee Miron and Canberra textile artist Sally Blake, the Gardens became a place of artistic inspiration as they completed their research phase of Craft ACT’s Artist-in-Residence program [read more].

Winter flowers in the Gardens

If winter has left you yearning for spring, a visit to the Australian National Botanic Gardens might be just what you need to discover some winter blooms, warm yourself with colour and shrug off the winter chill [read more].

Garden Guidance: hot tip of the season

If you’re looking for advice on caring for your garden this winter, Gardens’ Horticultural Manager Phil Hurle may just have the tip for you [read more]

Floresco head chef wins award

Floresco in the Gardens' head chef, David Lockwood, was named the Young Achiever of the Year for his ability, passion and dedication in the 2014 ClubsACT awards for excellence [read more].

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Gardens venues and catering from Floresco - perfect for your next occasion

The Gardens is the perfect place to hold your next occasion. With a range of facilities, beautiful surroundings and delicious catering, the Gardens is an ideal venue for your celebrations, meetings, training days or presentations [read more].


Brighten your winter's night and experience the Gardens under lantern light

Sat 5 July & 2 Aug | 6.30 pm | $22.50 adult, $16.50 child | Bookings essential

Take a walk with a guide and meet the plants that have shaped the Australian psyche. Get up close to floral film stars, poetic flowers and literary leaves as you uncover the stories of Australia's iconic plants

Sat and Sun during June and July | 11 am | Depart Visitor Centre | Free

Take the kids on a night time journey through the Gardens with their own hand made lantern. Discover some of the Gardens' nocturnal night life and secret plant stories. Suitable for children over five years.

Fri 11 & 18 July | 6.30 pm | $22.50 adult, $16.50 child (5 – 16 yrs) | Bookings essential

Have fun making paper out of old jeans! Learn how to make your own paper and craft items from a range of recycled materials. Presented by Paperworks Inc. | Suitable for children 7 – 12 years

Wed 9 & 16 July | 11.00 am & 1.30 pm | $20 per person

An exhibition expressing relationships, family and culture by Lyndy Delian.

Friday 20 June to Sunday 10 August | 9.30am – 4.30pm | Visitor Centre Gallery | Free


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