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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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Nature Therapy Walk

Nature Therapy invites participants to take time out of their busy lives so they can slow down and connect with the calming and health-giving benefits of nature.
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Aboriginal Bush Tucker Tour

Walk with your First Nations guide through the Botanic Gardens to learn more about Indigenous bush foods and how these foods were used traditionally and adapted to the modern plate and palate.
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Westpac OpenAir Cinema

Set on Mrs Macquaries Point against a backdrop that spans the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and city skyline, OpenAir is a festival of film and food, and a celebration of summer in the wonderful city we call home.
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Growing Friends Plant Sales

Shop for a great range of native and exotic, rare, hard-to-find and endangered plants at the Growing Friends Plant Sales. 
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Kids in the Garden School Holiday Fun

School Holidays are back this Summer, join us for an exciting series of fun outdoor activities in the Gardens. There’s lots of creative and outdoor challenges on offer in the Gardens these Spring holidays.
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Ghostly Garden Tour

Take a twilight adventure through the Royal Botanic Garden in this spine-tingling storytelling event.
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Love Your Nature exhibition

Explore a kaleidoscope of colour, plants and passion with Love Your Nature! Step inside the wonderfully diverse world of plant-love in our new immersive horticultural exhibition.
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2022 New Year's Eve in Sydney

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Sydney with the most iconic harbour views to watch the fireworks, only at the Royal Botanic Garden
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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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