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Gold Coast Botanic Gardens Open Day

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There will be community planting, plants for sale and nursery propagation demonstration, guided walks, herbarium displays, native flower arranging, native bees display, bush foods displays and tasting.

Botanica children's trails for all the family, sausage sizzle and cold drinks plus coffee at the gardens and ice cream.

Check out the activities schedule below and download the flyer.

Time Event details
10am - 11am
Community planting in the Native Cultivar Garden (close to the Friends Centre - follow the flags). Please wear covered shoes if you would like to join in the planing. No experience needed.
10am - 2pm

Displays and activities on Friends Centre lawn:
- Botanica Children's discovery trail
- Native flower arranging
- Herbarium display
- Native bee display
- Communications display
- Australian plants display
- Children's story reading
- Roaming poet
- Free face painting
- Plant sales
- Bush food sales and tasting
- Garden stall - tools, equipment and gardening paraphenalia

10.15am - 11am
Plant propagation workshop
10am - 2pm
Food stalls - coffee, cake, ice cream and sausage sizzle
11am - 12.30pm
Kaialgumm Games Trail launch
- Welcome to Country & Smoking ceremony
- Speeches
- Live games
1pm - 2pm
Guided walks
- Queensland Bush Foods
- The Story of our Country

From: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Sunday, 28 May 2017
To: Sunday, 28 May 2017


Gold Coast Botanic Gardens






Natalie Flick


City of Gold Coast


07 5667 5972