Activities

Our aims are two-fold:

  • to provide interesting, enjoyable and educational activities for Friends, exploring aspects of natural history, such as plant and bird life
  • to raise funds for projects undertaken at the RBG Cranbourne.

Check out some of our forthcoming activities and please do feel welcome to join us. Just complete the Booking form (MS Word - 26.0 kB).

Regular monthly activities

T: (03) 9583 5731

M: (04) 3898 5382

T: (03) 9707 2624 / M: (04) 1110 2107

T: (03) 5996 9759

T: (03) 8774 2483

T: (03) 9736 2309; Marjanne Rook T: (03) 9769 7881

T: (03) 9885 2744 / M: (04) 3885 2744

T: 0437 759 610 lynnlochrie@yahoo.com.au

The Botanical Basketmakers group, disbanded a few years ago because of the myrtle rust scare, is about to rise like a phoenix! It will be under the leadership of Lynn Lochrie, who is quite excited at the prospect of having the Basketmakers meeting again. Register your interest in the group by contacting Lynn on the phone number provided above.


ANNUAL ACTIVITIES CALENDAR for 2015

Note these activities in your 2015 diary now so that you do not miss out on attending any that you are interested in.

FEBRUARY

MARCH

APRIL

MAY

  • 2 Saturday—Annual Luncheon in Tarnuk Room at RBGC
  • 16 Saturday—23 Saturday Discovery tour #1—Lord Howe Island (fully booked)
  • 23 Saturday—30 Saturday Discovery tour #2—Lord Howe Island (fully booked)

JUNE

  • 13 Saturday—20 Saturday Discovery tour #3—Lord Howe Island (possible vacancy)
  • 16 Tuesday—Discovery day – St McCartens Mornington & Tony O’Connor Garden Mornington

JULY

  • 5 Sunday 2016 Activities planning day—in the Australian Garden Auditorium
  • 19 Sunday Afternoon talk—Geology & plants, John Webb of Latrobe University
  • 25 Saturday & 26 Sunday—Winter plant sales

AUGUST

  • 2 Sunday—Plant workshop: Ferns & Cycads
  • 8 Saturday - 12 Wednesday—Discovery tour—Little Desert and surrounds, with Maree and Graham Goods (Espressions of interest sought)
  • 16 Sunday Afternoon talk—Climate, Prof David Karoly
  • 29 Saturday Discovery day bus tour—Heritage Australian trees

SEPTEMBER

  • 6 Sunday Discovery day—Bayside Australian gardens
  • 13 Sunday Plant genus workshop—Melaleuca

OCTOBER

  • Sunday Discovery day—Burnley Gardens and surrounds (yet to be confirmed)
  • 24 Saturday & 25 Sunday—Spring plant sales

NOVEMBER

  • 15 Sunday Annual General Meeting
  • 22 Sunday Wetlands workshop

Bookings

To book for any of the activities, just complete the Booking form (MS Word - 26.0 kB).