Around the Gardens



Intriguing articles, handy gardening tips and interesting interviews from Around the Gardens.

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Watch this baby turtle's journey from the Cactus Garden to First Creek Wetland
16 February 2018

Godspeed, little guy!

Two 'Extinct in the Wild' species at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
07 February 2018

Introducing Camellia amplexicaulis and Franklinia alatamaha.

In Bloom: Dahlias
15 January 2018

One of Adelaide Botanic Garden's most popular summer sights, the Dahlia Garden is in bloom.

World Environment Day celebrations recognised
19 December 2017

The Botanic Gardens' Education Team has picked up a coveted Green Globe Award!

Summer's for sunflowers
15 December 2017

These spectacular flowers aren't just a pretty face.

Birds of Adelaide Botanic Garden
13 December 2017

More than 100 bird species have been spotted in the Garden and Botanic Park - how many have you seen?

Pots of gold in Botanic Park
08 December 2017

Meet the stunning rainbow eucalyptus.

The Classground project
04 December 2017

Shedding light on a new Adelaide Botanic Garden project.

Summer gardening tips
01 December 2017

Botanic Gardens curators give you their top summer tips for your garden.

Go home, lorikeets - you're drunk!
24 November 2017

If you seem some rather rowdy birds at Adelaide Botanic Garden over the next fortnight, blame this tree.

The latest from the Amorphophallus Palace
09 November 2017

Another species flowers at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden's Nursery, while we wait for another Corpse Flower.

Attack of the sheep-eating plants
20 September 2017

Our Puya chilensis are flowering and they have a sinister reputation - but is it warranted?

Spring gardening tips
01 September 2017

Botanic Gardens curators give you their top tips for spring!

In Bloom: Aloes in Adelaide
21 August 2017

Each year, around late winter, Adelaide Botanic Garden's Aloes put on a flowering show.

Addicted to orchids
11 August 2017

Get the low-down on beautiful orchids - both native and exotic - from expert Bodo Jensen.

Behind the Blooms
08 August 2017

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden supervisor Rob Hatcher discusses magnolias, camellias & rhododendrons in the Garden.

Empress of Brazil timelapse
18 July 2017

One of the Gardens' oldest pot plants - the critically endangered Empress of Brazil - flowered recently at Mount Lofty!

Winter gardening tips
31 May 2017

Do's, don'ts and handy winter advice from Botanic Gardens curators.

Mount Lofty autumn colour from above
15 May 2017

Take a bird's-eye view of Mount Lofty Botanic Garden's iconic autumn show.

Using topiary to make your garden shine
25 April 2017

Everything you need to know about training and growing plants into shapes and forms to make your garden a work of art.

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