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Full garden closure alert

In the interests of public safety Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will be closed on Wednesday 13 December due to the Extreme fire danger rating.
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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.

Seed Hunters spring update
15 October 2017

The Seed Centre team have been clocking up some k's recently in the hunt for rare SA flora.

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!

Seed hunting in the APY Lands
31 August 2017

Our expert volunteers headed north recently, collecting over 100 plant specimens and recording over 1,500 images!

In Bloom: Aloes in Adelaide
21 August 2017

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

Spring plantings, beetroots and bothersome birds
17 August 2017

It's all hands on deck in the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden!

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.

'Tis the season
31 July 2017

With seed season on the way, our Seed Hunters are planning which rare finds on the wish-list they're going to target.

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.

Bean families, detectives and ladybirds
21 April 2017

Term One is done and dusted - come and see what's been happening in the garden!

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

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

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