Welcome to the Friends of Burnley Gardens

The FOBG is a welcoming group of friends and neighbours of the Burnley Gardens, including former and present students and staff of the Burnley Campus, who love gardens and gardening. We are dedicated to supporting the historic Burnley Gardens, and we have a lot of fun in doing so!


Wednesday 11 April

The FOBG presents Iran: Amazing Wildflowers & Interesting Gardens, with Geoff Crowhurst. How exotic does that sound? more

Saturday April 14

Native Plant Propagation Workshop!  

What a fantastic opportunity to learn how to propagate your own Australian native plants!  Participants will be taught by members of the FOBG Plant Propagation Group how to propagate a range of plants, AND you take your work home! more


as an added bonus, the  Plant Propagation Group will be holding one of their famous PLANT SALES more




Our beautiful new pergola has some very flash new light fittings Wow!  NB Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to see all the pics   more




The most recent copy of our newsletter Papyrus is available.. Visit FOBG Newsletter to download your copy.



Banner photos: left Sue Murphy, centre and right Burnley Plant Guide
Background: Viburnum opulus, from the Burnley Plant Guide.
Website created and maintained by the Friends of Burnley Gardens
Contact jillk@unimelb.edu.au
Last updated 28.02.2018