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Around the Gardens

Intriguing articles, handy gardening tips and interesting interviews from Around the Gardens.

Nature’s recycling bin

17 November 2021

What’s happening in the First Creek Wetland’s ‘settlement’ pond?An alga has been growing there that hasn’t been recorded in Adelaide for many years.

A gift that stinks

05 February 2021

On Christmas night 2020, a gift was revealed at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden that truly stank. A gift that whiffs of rotting flesh or an extremely pungent blue cheese, depending on who you ask.

Revisiting Jack Kuhndt

19 December 2019

Now that it's come to an end, Jack reflects on his experience as part of the Aboriginal School Based Trainee Programme - a hands-on horticulture programme for Aboriginal students, sponsored by Santos.

Spot the Native Orchid!

06 September 2019

Check out the native orchids that have been spotted around the Botanic Gardens coming into spring.

Six things to do at Adelaide Botanic Garden in winter

05 July 2019

A good dose of nature is an effective way to banish the winter blues. Don’t be put off by the cold and rain - we have plenty of indoor spots at Adelaide Botanic Garden where nature and shelter go hand in hand.

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