Our Volunteer Guides also have many activities to help visitors to discover more about the Gardens - find out more at Walks, Talks and the Gardens.
MONTHLY DISCOVERY TABLE in the Gardens
Third Sunday of Every Month, 1.00 – 3.00 pm
Meet the Friends’ Guides for interesting information and direction to key plants and seasonal change. Copies of the Self-guided Walks and information sheets are available at the Discovery Table and the Teahouse.
Sunday 11: Themed Discovery Walk -'Plants from the Gondwana Continant', 2.00 pm
What do Chile, South Africa, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Australia have in common? They were all once joined to Antarctica as part of the southern supercontinent of Gondwana. As they broke away, they carried with them families of plants that they share but are unknown in the northern hemisphere. Meet your Guide at the GBG main entrance steps. Gold coin donation
Gallery open Monday to Friday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Presenting the sixth biennial Inspired by Nature exhibition showcasing over eighty watercolour paintings and pencil drawings. The artists attend classes held at the Geelong Botanic Gardens and many of whom have received numerous awards and are represented in botanical collections both nationally and internationally.
Monday 26 : FGBG Annual General Meeting, 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start
All Members are invited to attend our AGM with a light supper in the GBG Meeting Room. Parking is at the rear of the gardens. Our guest speaker is Heath Chasemore, Manager City Parks and Gardens, CoGG
AGM Notice & Nomination Form
WEEKLY PLANT SALES
The Friends’ Plant Nursery is open every Wednesday 9.30 am to 12.30 pm showcasing a wide selection of plants sourced from the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
Located at the rear of the GBG.
WEEKLY GUIDED WALKS
Every Wednesday at 11.00 am, and Sunday at 2.00 pm.
For more information, or to make a booking, contact the Friends’ office on 5222 6053 between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm Monday to Friday.
Teahouse @GBG Bookings can be made by phone 0413 706 535.