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Lightscape is coming to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, as part of Vivid Sydney 2023.

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Join our community and support the vital work of the Botanic Gardens. Members receive great discounts and privileges.

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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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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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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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Ghostly Garden Tour

Take a twilight adventure through the Royal Botanic Garden in this spine-tingling storytelling event.
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Seedlings Nature School

Join experienced Early Years nature educators from the Garden who will facilitate play-based activities and nature experiences with you and your little one.
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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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Tomato Talks & Tips

Join us on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February for a fascinating range of free online live sessions with Costa Georgiadis, our Community Greening staff, Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens and the Diggers Club.
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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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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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Plant of the month

Learn about our plant of the month, the Ivory Curl Flower or Tree.
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Curating plant-love at The Calyx

Go behind the scenes with Senior Horticulturist Terra-Nova Sadowski at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney to discover what it takes to curate and care for the incredible display of over 20,000 plants inside The Calyx.
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2022 Plant trial winners

We’ve tested 200 cultivars of plants from breeders across the globe, searching for those that are best suited to our local climate. The plants featured have amazing flower power, vigour and pest resistance.
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