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The UPDATED 2017 members program is available now. Click on the link to download your copy. 2017 Members Program celebration final

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October
Saturday 7

5.30 pm
Members Free / visitors $15
Bookings essential
A Celebration of our first 20 years of FOBG

Dr Greg Moore, FOBG Patron

Former principal of Burnley, Arboriculturist and researcher
Drones, the busy bees for arborists and gardeners
Exactly 20 years ago 15 people had a meeting together that changed the support basis for the Burnley Gardens.
Our Patron, Greg Moore was one of the founding group of FOBG. He will speak to us on emerging technology that can be used to great gardening advantage.
October
Saturday 21

10 am – 12 pm.
All materials supplied
Price tba
Bookings essential


Sascha Andrusiak
Burnley Nursery
Branches of Bromeliads workshop
Sascha will weave her magic once more for you to create the “perfect, minimum water living sculpture” on a branch encrusted with lichen.
November Saturday 4
Price: $35 (members) $45
(non-members). Price includes picnic lunch, tea, coffee, water, guided commentary whilst on board. BYO extra drinks, hats, sunscreen.
Bookings essential
Christmas gathering
Yarra River Cruise from Herring Island to Melbourne City and back.
Gardens from the Yarra – an unexpected vista
The river boat will pick us up at the floating dock at Herring Island. Then we cruise along the river, with commentary, past Como, luxury properties, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Government House, Melbourne Park, the MCG and Olympic Park, Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Mar.
Delicious Dianne will make us a picnic lunch for the cruise.

Once in the city we will visit the Art Gallery’s secret garden and/or Birrarung Mar from the land as time permits. We will then return by riverboat back to Herring Island arriving ~3 pm.
Plant sales to be advised throughout the year

Plant salesA range of native, exotic and produce plants for sale
See website for plant list www.fobg.org.au
Cash sales ONLY.
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Notes:

  • non members are welcome to attend events and meetings
  • FOBG presentations are held in the Main Building (MB 11) in the Burnley Gardens, 500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond, unless otherwise noted. Follow the signs. Parking is available on the Boulevard for Burnley events, or on Campus if you have a Disablity Parking Permit.