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Last reviewed: Thu, 27 Dec 2012

What's On

There's always something exciting happening at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens!

Care of native plants - a Friends of the Botanic Gardens lecture

Saturday 18 April, 2pm

Join Alan Morgan, President of Friends of the Botanic Gardens, for a wander through the New Zealand Gardens and learn about how to care for native plants in your garden.
Meet at the entrance to the old Information Centre (now the Department of Conservation Visitor Centre)
Cost: $5 non-members, members a gold coin donation.

Autumn School Holiday Discovery Trail

Te Wao Nui a Tane (The Great Forest of Tane)
Friday 3 April - Sunday 19 April

Collect your free discovery trail and explore the Great Forest of Tane (the Christchurch Botanic Gardens)!
For children under 7 years adult assistance with the tasks on the trail is recommended. 

Discovery Trail

Autumn Art programme

In the second week of the school holidays children can come along and get creative while making use of all those fallen autumn leaves! Activities include making a leaf sun-catcher, leaf art and a leaf bandanna by pummelling leaves to create a print. Session times are 25 minutes each and bookings can be made on the day.  

When: Tuesday 14 - Saturday 18 April, between 10.30am and 2.30pm
Where: Old Information Centre (now the Department of Conservation Visitor Centre) Cost: $2 per session to cover materials. Caregivers are free but are required to attend the session.

Plant Clinic

Saturday 16 May, 2pm

DOC Visitor Centre (former Botanic Gardens Information Centre)

Bring along specimens of plants (including pot plants) you are having trouble with and experts from the Friends of the Botanic Gardens will provide a diagnosis and a plan of attack!

Scottish Gardens and Plant Explorers

Sunday 14 June, 2pm
ilex Function Room, Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre

Learn about Scottish Gardens and Plant Explorers in this talk by Friends of the Botanic Gardens guide Adrianne Moore.

Cost: $5 non-members, members a gold coin donation.


Authorising Unit: Communications

Last reviewed: Thursday, 27 December 2012

Next review: Thursday, 27 June 2013

Keywords: botanic gardens, events