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!


This month, The FOBG invite you to an illustrated talk by Stuart Read, with the title The Three S’s. Visit our Current and up coming page to read more

And watch this page for news of a super book sale.

 CHECK OUT Andrew’s Plant of the WeekAnd don’t forget  the latest Burnley Graduate of the Month 


Visit the Members only page for
-The latest edition of our newsletter Papyrus
-See the video of John Delpratt’s talk on restoring flowering grasslands
-David Beardsell’s talk on grafting
-Sonia Ross’s lovely bird video

NOTE: John Delpratt’s talk is now available to non-members for a small donation. Visit Trybooking to buy a ticket/make a donation.  https://www.trybooking.com/BQSTC


 To find our old newsletters, click here

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Other Friends groups newsletters

are  full of interest for FOBG members. We have listed them alphabetically, so scroll down to find your particular interest, or browse them all

Eucalyptus is the newsletter of the Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens. Visit our page of links to other’s newsletters to read the latest edition.

Gardeners Gazette is the official publication of the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria. You can find a link on the same page.   You will need to scroll down


Find out what other like-minded groups have been up to.  The Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens are now producing a fortnightly newsletter.  more