The Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens have supported the Gardens since 1989.

Two gardeners stand amongst some daffodilsThe Friends undertake activities and provide services that benefit the day-to-day functions of the Botanic Gardens. All funds raised by the Friends go towards special projects in the Gardens.

Volunteer guides

The Friends are involved in a variety of activities including:

Propagation group

Teams of volunteers work in the Friends' glasshouse propagating plants.

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