Join us for this exclusive opportunity to hear from Jimmy Turner, Director of Horticultural Management of the Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands and Curator Managers, John Siemon, Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and Greg Bourke, Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.
Jimmy Turner will address the 'Big 7 Ideas' coming to Botanic Gardens, including the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.
The talk will be followed by a presentation from John Siemon and Greg Bourke, to hear about their excursion to regional Western Australia to collect rare and endangered plant species. Their aim, to bring back samples to the Botanic Gardens to cultivate and grow in the living collection. They identified countless ‘must haves’ including members of the pea family, the daisies and orchids to collect and planned for future displays and conservation collections.
The evening will include drinks and canapes upon arrival, a two-course sit-down dinner in the stunning surrounds of the Tattersalls Club, Hyde Park.
There will be an artwork auction / raffle to add to the excitement of the evening.
Foundation & Friends Member offer: book a table of 8 @ $800 for you and your guests. Save up to $140 (based on 7 additional tickets at non-member price).
Thurs 25 Oct, 6.30 pm - 10:00 pm
$120 ($100 Foundation & Friends Members). Member offer: book a table of 8 @ $800.
5-minute walk from Town Hall Station, St James Station and Martin Place Station.