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Friends of the Botanic Gardens

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Friends of the Botanic Gardens


The Friends of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide (FBGA) is a non-profit organisation established in 1977,

to foster interest in the activities of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide and raise funds for the benefit of the Gardens.

The FBGA is a volunteer organisation which supports the Botanic Gardens of South Australia, comprising Adelaide, Mt Lofty & Wittunga BGs.  

FBGA always welcomes new members.

General Meetings are held four times a year, as well as 2 'Twilight Talks" with speakers on interesting Garden topics.

The Friends have contributed to the Gardens in many projects.

The Gwen Thomas Scholarship Award.is awarded.to selected Garden Staff.

FBGA Constitution



Visit the

Friends Gift Shop

at North Lodge

on Plane Tree Drive,off Hackney Road

a retail Outlet. that specialises in Botanical, Horticultural, Environmental Themed Giftware, Skincare products,

Books, Souvenirs, cards, posters, umbrellas, honey and much more.


Joining or Renewing with the Friends

2024Membership Renewal/New Membership form

Would like to pay by Bank Transfer or by credit card over the phone 8222 9367



Plant Sales at Mt Lofty Botanic Garden, 4th Sundays March - November

Next Plant Sale Sunday 27 July 2024


The Botanical Art Group 

2024 Calendars, cards and artwork featuring original artwork from the Botanical Art Group members are available

from the Friends Gift Shop, in North Lodge, Plane Tree Drive.


Interest Groups