Media Releases

2015

13 Aug -  Gardens to launch new Algae range with Henry Bucks (PDF 261 kB)

31 Jul – Sexual deception is all part of orchid re-introduction (PDF 241 kB)

3 Jul - Investing in the next generation of Horticulturists (PDF 225kB)

30 Apr - Melbourne's favourite lush oasis rejuvenated (PDF 201 kB)

13 Mar - Giant of the plant world blooms in Botanic Gardens’ Tropical Glasshouse (PDF 86 kB)

1 Feb - Governor of Victoria opens new facility for Gardens' Friends (PDF 61 kB)

5 Jan - Saying goodbye to the Separation Tree (PDF 64 kB)

2014 

21 Nov - Gardens’ Mycologist awarded the 2014 Australian Natural History Medallion (PDF 127 kB)

21 Nov - Experience Melbourne Gardens in style on the Garden Explorer (PDF 203 kB)

13 Nov - Governor-General plants Gallipoli Oak at Melbourne Gardens (PDF 87 kB)

11 Nov - Disney Fairies flutter into Melbourne Gardens this summer (PDF 123 kB)

20 Oct - The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden celebrates 10 years (PDF 76 kB

1 Sept - First day of spring heralds new five-season model for Australia (PDF 65.2 kB)

5 Aug - Discover the plant world during National Science Week (PDF 84 kB)

8 Jul - Australian flora the winner at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (PDF 198 kB)

26 Jun - New appointments to the Royal Botanic Gardens Board Victoria (PDF 246 kB)

24 Jun - National service theme for NAIDOC event at Cranbourne Gardens (PDF 459 kB)

6 Jun - Top local horticulturists selected for world’s largest flower show (PDF 137 kB)

3 Jun - Australian Garden set to shine in English summer  (PDF 164 kB)

29 Apr - Release of the Euphemia Henderson Collection at The Gardens Shop (PDF 53 kB)

28 Mar - Gardens congratulates the Elliots on entering Horticultural Hall of Fame (PDF 96 kB)

20 Mar - Nature Play Week celebrations at the Gardens (PDF 131 kB)

3 Mar - Lunch by the Lake - Melbourne Food and Wine Festival comes to Cranbourne (PDF 48 kB) 

22 Jan - Royal Botanic Gardens’ Ecologist awarded for scientific excellence (PDF 67 kB)

2013

22 Nov - Melbourne Observatory celebrates 150 years (PDF 54 kB)

5 Oct - Australian Garden wins international design award (PDF 210 kB)

24 Sep - Spring into the school holidays at the Gardens (MS Word 60 kB )

17 Sep - $1.25m to benefit science and children at Royal Botanic Gardens (MS Word 40 kB)

2 Sep - Rare seaweed named after Botanic Gardens’ Chief Executive  (MS Word 40 kB)

26 Aug - Gardens Chair to retire (PDF 46 kB)

20 Jun - Local artists feature in botanical art exhibition at Cranbourne

20 Jun - Take a punt at the Botanic Gardens this spring (MS Word 42 kB)

5 Jun - Arid Garden devastated in act of vandalism (MS Word 43 kB )

20 May - Australian Garden commemorates Kevin Taylor (MS Word 62 kB )

10 Jan - Family fun day at RBG Cranbourne (MS Word 124 kB)

2012