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29 MAY 2022

Botanic Gardens Day 2022

29 MAY 2022
All Day
Check your local botanic gardens digital channels

Australia and New Zealand

Botanic Gardens Day is an annual day of celebration, to shed light on the role of plants in our lives and the important work botanic gardens undertake every day to conserve them for future generations.

Hop over to the NEW @BotanicGardensDay Facebook page, join and follow, give it a like, share it with colleagues and friends, ask them to do the same, let’s spread the word!


Celebrating the Passion for Plants

Stay tuned, we will be announcing the 2022 Botanic Gardens celebration line up early in the year.

On Sunday 29 May 2022, more than 100 botanic gardens, arboreta and gardens across Australia and New Zealand will celebrate Botanic Gardens Day with their respective communities.


Join in the #plantchallenge — 1-29 May 2022

Tell your plant story!

For the month of May, Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc (BGANZ) #plantchallenge everyone to share their love of and passion for plants by posting photos  / a 30-60 second video to your/our Facebook page or upload a plant image to your Instagram page or other favourite platform with a short message about what plants mean to you and how plants influence your lives, using hashtags #plantchallenge and #BotanicGardensDay.

Spread the word: #plantchallenge others to tell their plant story and stay tuned as we celebrate the #powerofplants through your shared stories!

We look forward to seeing and hearing all your #plantchallenge responses in 2020 and 2021! #plantchallenge begins 1 May and will end in celebration on Botanic Gardens Day 29 May.

Head to Botanic Gardens Day Facebook @BotanicGardensDay  like, comment and/or share, Instagram @bganz1 , Twitter @BGANZ1 and YouTube accounts to follow and share our posts.


Forums and Webinars

‘Plant Passions’

We are excited to announce, that during May 2022, in the lead up to Botanic Gardens Day we will host and present forums and webinars aimed at industry professionals and all those many plant lovers out there.



Launched in 2016, by ABC TV’s Gardening Australia Host, and Botanic Gardens Day Australian Ambassador, Costa Georgiadis and New Zealand Ambassador, Jack Hobbs. Each year this event has over 100 botanic gardens, arboretum and gardens in Australia and New Zealand taking part and celebrate the vital work botanic gardens do for plant conservation.

Gardens hold many special events on the day every year – To find out what your local garden is planning check your local Gardens websites for details. As the day approaches more update on Gardens’ web and facebook pages will appear.

Thanks to our partners Seasol and Augusta for their fantastic support.

If you have any questions please forward to Sam Moon:

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