Connecting people to the art, science and practice of gardening and horticulture.
The Government is asking for everyone to stay at home. Their advice is that you can go for a walk or exercise outdoors for a short time, but to stick to simple walks or exercise spots close to home.
We’ve closed all of our Council facilities until further notice, to support the Government’s fight against COVID-19. This includes the Botanic Gardens.
The following are also closed:
Unite Against Covid-19, visit covid19.govt.nz.
Located in the Kiosk, opposite the Armagh Street footbridge entrance to the Gardens, the Canterbury Horticultural Society (CHS) is open from 10am to 3pm, seven days a week. Drop in for a chat with the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers inside.
The CHS is New Zealand's largest gardening and horticultural organisation, providing information, garden tours and activities including: