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News and Events

This webpage lists forthcoming News and Events - check this page often.

All are welcome to our events.  Please encourage family and friends to join us.

Past News and Events are recorded in our Newsletter.

 

 

2020 events for Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens

  • Sunday 12 January to Sunday 16 February
    3pm to 5.30pm

Deep South Lazy Sundays on the Archery Lawn.

Free live music outside in the Botanic Gardens. Bring a picnic.

  • Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 16 February

Treasure Island
Anthony Harper Summer Theatre

Evening and day time performances on the Weather Station/Observatory Lawn (near the Magnetic Observatory).

  • Monday 3 February 7pm & Tuesday 4 February 9.45am

All About Gardening
Clare Scott – Growing in a Small Garden & 3rd Age Gardening

Retiree Clare Scott is an active garden columnist with a deep affection for all plants, in particular heritage roses and the stories they tell.

Hosted by: Canterbury Horticultural Society.

  • Sunday 16 February

Friends of the Botanic Gardens - Summer Series
Ashburton garden visit

Join us for a visit to the highly acclaimed Trotts Garden plus another to be confirmed.

  • Monday 2 March 7pm & Tuesday 3 March 9.45am

All About Gardening
David Adams

All you need to know about Daffodil Bulbs.

Hosted by: Canterbury Horticultural Society.

  • Sunday 15 March at 4pm

Friends of the Botanic Gardens - Summer Series
‘Vive la Difference’: Flora from Australia to the Sub-Antarctic Islands

Alan Morgan, plantsman, traveller, and photographer will share his knowledge and experience of these flora.

Hosted by Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens in The Kiosk.

  • Sunday 19 April at 4pm

Friends of the Botanic Gardens - Summer Series
‘Progress in the ground-cover border’: Explanations of changes and experiments

David Barwick, Curator of section B in the Botanic Gardens will take us for a walk while talking about his progress and plans for this significant border in the Gardens.

Hosted by Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens in The Kiosk.

  • Sunday 26 April
Friends of the Botanic Gardens
Autumn Plant Sale


Under the palm tree over the Armagh Street carpark bridge.