Stories from the Botanic Gardens
From what's blooming to the latest botanical science research, discover the stories that make the Botanic Gardens unforgettable places for science, horticulture and leisure.
Gardens allow us to perceive and experience the world around us. Therapeutic and sensory gardens are extra special as they engage our five familiar senses.
At 1,000 metres above sea level, Mount Tomah is the highest peak in the area and is a significant place to the Darug people, the traditional custodians of the land.
An extraordinary, otherworldly display of rare bright turquoise blooms is a sight not to be missed at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.
A team of researchers led by the Australian Institute of Botanical Science have assembled the complete genome of the striking species Telopea speciosissima.
Keen to visit the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah, but don’t think you have enough time to do it justice? Think again the Garden is perfect.
Scientists across the Botanic Gardens of Sydney are using the latest science to protect our flora from the impacts of climate change.
The invasion of African olive at the Australian Botanic Garden remains an ongoing challenge, but progress with clearing and regeneration is slowly restoring.
Fresh air, natural beauty and plenty of open green space have become the hallmarks of a picturesque Australian wedding.
Two tiny ferns presumed to be extinct for over half a century have been rediscovered by botanists on two remote mountaintops in north Queensland’s Daintree rainforest.
Dr Brett Summerell is our Director of Science and Conservation and a passionate 'fun-guy'. Today he adds another milestone to his impressive career.