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!


It’s hard to believe a whole month of 2021 has gone by already. To console ourselves, check out Andrew’s Plant of the Week!, and watch this space for news of our annual calendar of events, coming soon.

as well as the latest Burnley Graduate of the Month 

Garden Expo.

A notice has come in of a Garden Expo in March. This could even be your first post-covid Garden outing! read more





See a video of David Beardsell’s talk on grafting , and Sonia Ross’s lovely bird video can still be viewed on the same page.

The 2020 Spring newsletter is available for download.  Click this link.
 You can find old newsletter too, at this link

* Unsure about using Zoom? Click Zoom instructions  for full and easy-to follow instructions


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