New books have been added to the Friends Horticultural Reference Library. They are:

The Friends paid travel costs for some of the Auckland Botanic Gardens staff who attended the NZGT conference in April 2016 in Christchurch.

 

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On Saturday, 16 April forty-one Friends set off by bus to the Waikato. The first stop was Wairere nursery in Gordonton – an amazing array of plants to tempt any gardener and an example of how they they could be used in the gardens around the house.

 

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The Friends People’s Choice award:

 

The Friends People’s Choice award is given to the sculptor whose work is chosen by most people as their favourite. It has been won by John Ferguson for his sculpture “Khulu”

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February 2016 - The thirty-third Annual General Meeting of Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens was held on Saturday 27 February 2016

Presentation of Birthday Gift to the Gardens

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The late Geoff Etherington from Nelson left his entire collection of 290 species of Aloes to the Auckland Botanic Gardens recently. It is quite possibly the most extensive collection of aloes in cultivation, so the Gardens are very excited about it. A special function was held on Wednesday 14 October to unveil a com...

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