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All about Myrtle Rust: a plant pandemic

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Events and tours

Find out what's on at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney this week and search for upcoming events, community festivals, exhibitions, plant sales and much more!
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Reconciliation Week

For National Reconciliation Week the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is offering all visitors the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the richly diverse history and cultures First Nations Peoples of Australia.
Reconciliation Week Events

Winter in the Domain

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney & Domain presents ‘Winter in the Domain’, a festival experience showcasing music, culture, and entertainment in the green heart of Sydney.
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Astronomy at The Calyx

Join us for an unforgettable evening of astronomy, discovering the different ways we can explore and understand the wonders of the night sky, surrounded by the gorgeous inBLOOM plant display at The Calyx, in the heart of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
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Bushfoods Cocktails and Canapes

Savour the breath-taking Sydney sunset with elegant cocktails, and delectable canapes, all with the tantalising flavours of First Nations ingredients.
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Nature Therapy Walks

This guided experience is designed to increase your mental and physical health by reducing stress levels and lowering your pulse and blood pressure.
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Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Learn about the diverse history and culture of the Aboriginal people of the Sydney region with an Aboriginal guide in the heart of the city.
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Explore a world of colour and light with inBLOOM at The Calyx! This new exhibition will allow you to immerse yourself in a spectrum of visible delights surrounded by flowers of every colour and beyond — into a mysterious world.
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Wednesday Walks

Led by our expert staff and volunteers, this series of walks will help you and your family discover and appreciate the beautiful intersection of nature, horticulture, science and history that is the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.​
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Eat, drink, shop

Enjoy the beautiful surrounds of your Garden with a coffee or meal at one of our cafes and restaurants.
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What The Flora!? Video series

Prepare to be amazed by plants and the cutting-edge research that goes into saving them in our new science video series that’ll have you saying: What the Flora!?
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Create a sensory garden

Sensory gardens are a combination of hardscape elements and plants that combine to provide colour, smells, textures, sounds and tastes that awaken the senses and relax the mind.
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Create a no-dig garden

Create the ideal home for your vegetable garden by making perfect soil that is full of life!
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Cultivate your own native bush tucker garden

The absolute beauty of native plants is that they are designed for our Aussie climate, so a bush tucker garden at your place is easier than you may think.
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Create a herb spiral

Herb spirals are space-saving, energy-efficient gardens designed to use nature’s forces to their advantage.
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Build a wicking garden

Wicking beds are a sustainable and effective means of growing your favourite plants while reducing water-use.
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What to plant in summer

With temperatures rising, here's a quick guide on what to plant this summer.
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Best vegetables to grow for beginners

You don’t need a green thumb or large space to grow veggies at home or on your balcony.
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Nature play keeps the doctor away

In this podcast, learn about nature deficit disorder and how to engage your kids with nature.
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Plant of the month

Learn about our plant of the month, the Red Tower Ginger.
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