Where to find us:
Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens have a Nursery, Meeting place and Administration Office at the George Longley Building located at the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat.
Entry to the George Longley Building is located behind the Robert Clarke Horticultural Centre, near the Conservatory.
The Nursery and the George Longley Building is open from:
1-4 pm every Tuesday and every 2nd Sunday of the month from 1-4pm.
At those times the office is staffed for people to enquire about memberships or volunteering.
Looking to become a member?
Find out about Becoming A Friend of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens here >>
Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Groups
Members can join special interest groups within Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens.
Find more about these groups here. Have an enquiry about these groups? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to get hands-on in our Nursery and learn more about plants? The Growing Friends meet in the Friends Nursery located behind the Robert Clark Centre, every Tuesday and every second Sunday of the month 1-4 pm, no matter what the weather. Find out more about this group here>>
Want to find out more about the history of our amazing gardens? Meetings are held in the George Longley Building on the second Thursday of the month at 4.00 pm. Find out more about this group here>>
Educating Friends & BotaniKIDS
Want to share your love of the gardens and planting? Enquires to email@example.com or
Interested in learning and sharing knowledge of our heritage gardens and leading informative tours?
The Guiding Friends meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 10am.
Find out more about this group here>>
Would you like to learn more about Botanical Art? Find out more about this group here>>