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An Invitation…


By |March 28th, 2018|Featured|Comments Off on An Invitation…

A True Treasure!

The Gardens: Celebrating Tasmania’s Botanical Treasure
1818 – 2018 GET YOUR COPY


By |December 8th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on A True Treasure!

Spoonfulness! Very special carving workshops

Saturday workshop:
Carve a spoon from a tree
Come along to an awesome day of relaxation where you will learn how to make your own hand carved wooden spoon straight from a tree. It’s all about the here and the now; just you, the wood, a simple knife and an emerging spoon: Spoonfulness!

You will learn how to […]

By |December 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spoonfulness! Very special carving workshops


An Incredible Record of the Past
The Huon pine ancestry can be traced back in time…READ MORE

By |February 20th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on A TASMANIAN ICON

A Treasure For All

The Gardens: Celebrating Tasmania’s Botanical Treasure 1818 – 2018
Available at the Gardens shop and ONLINE
This limited edition commemorative book will be available at the Gardens shop and online from the 7th of December.

The people, plants and passion that have been the story of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens over the first 200 years are brought […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Treasure For All

Australian Pollinator Week 2017

Australian Pollinator Week 2017 –
“Bee” part of the Wild Pollinator Count –

By |November 6th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Australian Pollinator Week 2017

NeuroSlimming Retreat 2017

By |September 12th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on NeuroSlimming Retreat 2017

Spring; are we there yet?

As so many visitors always know when coming to Tasmania at this time of the year you can often experience many seasons in one day. The fickle weather should not be a deterrent, as this season holds a lot of potential for those who wish to see great gardens and some […]

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Thanks to all who contributed

We have been overwhelmed by the Tasmanian community’s generosity and willingness to share these precious memories.

The book will be released in December 2017, if you’d like more information or to be informed when the book is available, please contact


What is the Gardens Bicentennial book?

2018 marks the bicentennial for the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. To commemorate […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thanks to all who contributed


A great day was had… A Taste of Tassie’s Eucalypts
Discover Tasmania’s Eucalyptus and their unique stories at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
March the 23rd, 2017 was National Eucalyptus Day and our experts, the RTBG’s Curator of Tasmanian Flora, Chris Lang and RTBG Team Leader, David Marrison led an engaging walk through the Gardens investigating […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on NATIONAL EUCALYPTUS DAY 2017