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.
Join the Friends to hear Beth Ross give an illustrated talk on Revegetation and restoration on the Bellarine. Beth will cover her role in the Bellarine Landcare Group, the Bellarine Secondary College Landcare Nursery and discuss some examples of local wildflowers and their special significance. Held in the meeting room $5 members or $10 non-members.
Sunday 10: Themed guided walk - 'Perennials and the Silver Border' , 2.00pm
Come and join your guide to learn why such enduring plants in the perennial and silver borders will help to transform the garden in the summer months. Meet your Guide at the GBG front steps, gold coin donation.
Monday 20: Lara-Werribee bus tour, 8.45am - 5.00 pm
We visit Yarrabee Native Garden, the Kevin Hoffman Walk , then we travel to NatureWest at the old Werribee Homestead at Werribee Park with a walk through the State Rose Garden. Finally to Roraima Nursery and Display Gardens and the Flame Tree Café. $75 members or $85 non-members. Morning tea and lunch are included. Bookings and payment by Wednesday 20 March.
Saturday and Sunday 30-31: Autumn Weekend plant sale, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Featuring a wide selection of plants, sourced from the Geelong Botanic Gardens. The Friends’ Nursery and Carpark is located at the rear of the Gardens. The gates of the rear carpark near the Nursery will close at 4.05 pm sharp.
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.