The Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium sincerely thank the following partners for their generous support, which has enabled the gardens to flourish, advance plant knowledge and contribute towards a more sustainable future.
Our valuable supporters allow us to continue our work on species and landscape conservation, sustainable horticultural practices, education and community engagement.
ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home) is one of the largest integrated providers of retirement village accommodation and home care services in South Australia. The purpose of ECH is to promote self-determination and enable people to live confidently and have the best possible life as they age.
ECH and the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium (BGSH) share the belief that engaging in nature and gardening has proven physical and psychological benefits.
ECH is a partner of BGSH and is supporting the development and delivery of a Horticulture Therapy Program, which focuses on increasing levels of physical and mental wellbeing, while developing stronger community connections.
Neutrog have been generously supporting the Adelaide Botanic Garden with their products over many years.
The International Rose Garden in particular has benefited from their product trials which has seen the garden flourish.
This fascinating and diverse program of evening events are a popular way for visitors to connect to nature in a new way and experience the magic of the garden at night.
Santos is a long term partner of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.
Through their support, the much-loved Santos Museum of Economic Botany displays not only its outstanding plant collections, but is is also home to a regularly changing art exhibition with a botanical focus.
SA Water is committed to delivering trusted water services for a sustainable and healthy South Australia.
With a strong focus on community wellbeing, SA Water has partnered with the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium to support its Horticultural Therapy program.
This program supports the active engagement in plant and garden-related activities to achieve beneficial outcomes for physical, mental, emotional, social, and community well-being and is accessible for all backgrounds, ages, and abilities.
The Seed Centre team are working to locate some of KI’s most unique and endangered plants, collect their seeds, and bank them at the SA Seed Bank, based in Adelaide Botanic Garden. This is will help prevent extinction and ensure the ongoing survival of these threatened plant species.
Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.