11am, Sunday 15 November
How do plants live and grow in some of the world’s more extreme environments? How do plants maximise their chances of pollination while minimising their use of energy? Discover how some plants have evolved cunning ploys to solve these problems on this moderate 90-minute walk.
Meet at the Cable Car Entrance.
Wearing our Plants
11am, Monday 23 November
Cultures across the world use a diversity of plants to create their clothes. On this moderate 90-minute walk, you will learn how plants such as agave, birch, palms and pineapples are traditionally used.
Meet at the Founders’ Entrance, Glenmore Street.
12.30pm - 3pm, 22 November
Schools from around the region will gather at the Soundshell to perform their hearts out. Plants make the world a better place and these kids are going show you how. Join us for an entertaining afternoon in the garden. The Soundshell is located near the Founder's Entrance to the Botanic Garden off Glenmore Street.
At the concert, you can visit the site and see the plans for the Children’s Garden. We will turn the first sod in February.
Friends of Wellington Botanic Garden Seminar
4pm, 29 November
Join the Friends of Wellington Botanic Garden for drinks and delicious canapés. Leon Kluge and Bayley LuuTomes, of Kluge LuuTomes Design will discuss their experience at the 186th Philadelphia Flower Show. They brought home the awards for Best-in-Show for Major Landscape Exhibits and the Governor's Trophy for Most Innovative Design. They will discuss their experience at the Philadelphia Flower Show and their other garden design work.
Registration in advance is required. Complete and return the Kluge LuuTomes Design Presentation Registration Form.
Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members