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Our Herbarium is more than just a filing cabinet!

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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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Online school holiday fun

Explore at home these school holidays with a range of activities to encourage kids to interact with and learn about the world around them.
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Bush tucker eBook

The beauty of native plants is that they are designed for the Australian climate, so a bush tucker garden at your place is easier than you may think.
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Tree Change with Latest Podcast

In honour of Tree Day, Rose chats to Andy Leigh, Associate Professor at UTS about the survival of trees in a changing climate.
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Plant of the month

This bulb is endemic to the rainforests of Brazil’s Atlantic Coast. "Papilio" is Latin for butterfly, as the petals are shaped like the wings of a butterfly.
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Getting ready for Spring

Here are some things to be doing in your garden in late winter and early spring from the experts at Community Greening.
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Golden Wattle headlines this month’s plant at the Garden

Why not take a virtual tour of our Garden this winter and discover more about some of the more than twenty one thousand plants in our living collection.
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What the Flora!?

The priceless filing cabinet for plants you’ve never heard of. Catch our latest video series here.
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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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