Be part of the future of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria & the Herbarium
Support the important role plants play in our lives
Join the Friends and support the Gardens
Membership is open to all

Get Involved

  • Become a Member or give a gift membership to the Friends
  • Make a Donation towards a Friends' project in the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens
  • Join an art, craft, photo or gardening group
  • Learn new skills at a class or workshop
  • Help out by sharing your time or skills with us
  • Come to one of our exciting and informative events

Travel with the Friends to the Singapore Garden Festival

Presented by The Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens in conjunction with Botanica World Discoveries
Departing: 23 July - 28 July 2018
Visit the famous Singapore Garden Festival, the award-winning Gardens by the Bay complex, the Botanic Gardens and National Orchid Garden, as well as have time to explore this cosmopolitan city.
For more information and to download brochure and booking form 

What's On over Summer with the Friends

Photo Group Walk

When:       Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 11 am
Where:      Meet at the Rose Pavilion. After the walk, taking lots of inspiring photographs, we will collect at Terrace tearooms for a chat and refreshments.

Subject:    Photo Walk - Back Lit Subjects

KNITTERS !!! - Join the new Knitters' Group

When: Tuesday 20 March 2018 - 10.30 am  - 12.30 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV, Melbourne Gardens, near H Gate


Pot Pourri Workshop

When: Saturday 24 March 2018 - 10.30 am - 12.30 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV, Melbourne Gardens, near H Gate


Helping Hands Gardening

Photography Group