Around the Gardens



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

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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.

What is plant propagation and why is it important?
16 April 2017

Dissecting a fundamental skill for gardeners with our Nursery Curator, Matt Coulter.

Meet the 2017 National Rose Trial Garden People's Choice winner!
12 April 2017

The people have spoken and this fragrant French beauty came out on top.

Meet our Corpse Flower relatives
20 March 2017

Three of our stinky Titan Arum's relatives bloomed at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden's Nursery this summer [video inside].

Autumn gardening tips
01 March 2017

We ask Botanic Gardens of South Australia curators for their autumn advice to make your garden shine.

Go on a virtual tour of the Garden!
13 February 2017

Google Street View’s Trekker now allows you to visit Adelaide Botanic Garden from anywhere in the world.

Our Nelumbo Pond is dazzling right now
24 January 2017

These sacred lotus flowers are stopping crowds in their tracks.

Corpse Flower time lapse
18 January 2017

On 3 January 2017 Ganteng the Corpse Flower bloomed at Adelaide Botanic Garden - now we bring you the vision.

A lifetime at the Gardens
28 December 2016

Thekla Reichstein notches up 60 years of service to the Botanic Gardens of South Australia.

Stranger Things
21 December 2016

Adelaide may soon have another Corpse Flower on its hands, but not as we know it.

Summer gardening tips
01 December 2016

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

Your 2016 Christmas Garden Gift Guide
30 November 2016

Find the perfect garden Christmas gift for that someone special!

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