Meandering in the Gardens

Closure of Botanic Gardens Mt Lofty

In the interest of public safety, due to the Severe Fire Danger, Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will be closed on Saturday 20 April 2019.



Botanic Gardens Director Dr Lucy Sutherland hits the Garden trail and shares her latest discoveries.

What are our hero plants?
07 February 2017

Our third Corpse Flower bloom sees Lucy reflecting on what makes a particular plant species a hero?

Native frangipani
07 December 2016

Experiencing the wonderful scent of Hymenosporum flavum at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

It's a banana - Ethiopian style
18 November 2016

Lucy meets an important staple food of Ethiopia at Adelaide Botanic Garden