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Bganz Hey! When you're heading out to your nearest (and dearest) botanic gardens today, don't forget to tag #BGANZOpenDay2017 and @Bganz in your posts! Have fun! We can't wait to see what you get up to ūüėä 2017-05-27T23:30:00+0000
Bganz Hurrah! The day has come. Your local gardens are calling you! #BGANZOpenDay2017
Bganz I'm attending Botanic Garden Australia & New Zealand Open Day 2017 #BGANZOpenDay
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Bganz 1 MORE SLEEP until #BGANZOpenDay2017! Be sure to hit up your local gardens TOMORROW!
Bganz Botanic Gardens Hamilton are getting ready for their plant sale this Sunday. We think it's going to be BLOOMIN' great! #BGANZOpenDay2017 2017-05-26T01:12:00+0000
Bganz BGANZ Update: Vacancy - Cranbourne 2017-05-26T01:01:54+0000
Bganz Brisbane, you lucky thing - you'll get to experience #BGANZOpenDay2017 a day early! If you can't wait til all the exciting events at Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha on Sunday, come and visit the Sherwood Arboretum this Saturday! Friends of Sherwood Arboretum will be hosting free guided tree walks in the morning, followed by morning tea. RSVP as soon as possible and let the celebrations begin! 2017-05-25T08:42:00+0000
Bganz Hooray! Victorians will be spoilt for choice at this year's #BGANZOpenDay2017 with 19 gardens signed up and a bumper program of activities and events! What lies inside the gates of your local Botanic Garden? Head along this Sunday to find out! Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton Friends of the Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton Ballarat Botanical Gardens Buninyong Botanic Gardens Friends of Buninyong Botanic Gardens Bendigo Botanic Gardens Burnley Gardens Colac Botanic Gardens Friends of the Colac Botanic Gardens Geelong Botanic Gardens Frankston Botanical Gardens Gisborne Botanical Gardens The Friends of The Hamilton Botanic Gardens Geelong Botanic Gardens Karwarra Australian Plant Garden Kyneton Botanic Gardens Malmsbury Botanic Gardens Maranoa Gardens Melton Botanic Garden National Rhododendron Gardens Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Inc. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Australian Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne Friends of the Sale Botanic Gardens Sale Botanical Gardens Friends of Williamstown Botanic Gardens Wilson Botanic Park Berwick Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens Friends of Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens Daylesford 2017-05-25T07:34:00+0000
Friends of Williamstown Botanic Gardens In between a few showers and a brisk breeze we had a fantastic day! Thanks to the folks that braved a chilly Melbourne day to join us! 2017-05-28T06:49:50+0000
Bganz Feeling stressed, busy or tired? Maranoa Gardens has the perfect antidote for you! Join them this Sunday for #BGANZOpenDay2017 and take part in Yoga in the Gardens, followed by free lunch! It doesn't get more blissful than this. 2017-05-25T06:29:00+0000
John Bentley Going to be cold and wet in Melbourne. How about another date for the Open Day when things are a little warmer? 2017-05-25T06:44:48+0000
Bganz 17 Queensland Gardens will be taking part in #BGANZOpenDay2017 this Sunday! They've got some amazing events lined up, from art and craft, guided walks, bush tucker workshops and a special Indigenous games trail at Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Bring your friends and family for a relaxing day out this weekend! Anderson Park, Townsville Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha City Botanic Gardens Bundaberg Botanical Gardens Cairns Botanic Gardens Cooktown Botanic Gardens Gold Coast Botanic Gardens Friends of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Friends of the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Noosa Botanic Gardens - Friends Queens Gardens, Townsville Sherwood Arboretum Friends of Sherwood Arboretum Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens Tondoon Botanic Gardens The Palmetum, Townsville 2017-05-25T02:33:00+0000

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Issue 47 - March 2017. 
Theme - Managing Risks

The magazine for botanic garden professionals. 

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Feature Interview - Corrie Pitzer, CEO SAFEmaps, International, Global Consultancy, 
Feature Garden - Oman Botanic Garden 
Feature Articles and news from Australia and New Zealand Botanic Gardens.
Would you like to join the BOTANIC GARDENer Editorial Committee?
BGANZ is looking for emerging and seasoned 'botanic gardeners' (in any discipline) who would like to be involved with the publication of the BOTANIC GARDENer - an e-magazine produced three times a year. This is a great opportunity to develop your networking, writing and editing skills as well as contribute to the success of our professional organisation. 
Training will be provided and this is not a very time-consuming commitment. Anyone interested should contact Janelle Hatherly, Managing Editor, directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The theme of the July 2017 issue is Managing Social Media.
We'd love to hear how you are using Social Media in your garden. Social Media, when used effectively, can be a great tool to connect your Garden to the wider world. It can be time consuming, and it's ever changing.
Educating, Attracting and Inspiring Visitors? Do you highlight your Garden, and/or individual employees in your Garden? What are the major tools you use? Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Apps or other forms?
What have you learnt from Social Media, how to manage it, and where it will take Gardens in the future? We'd love to hear from your Strategies, Successes and less successful uses of Social Media. 



The Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc (BGANZ) is the chief body representing the interests of botanic gardens in Australia and New Zealand.

BGANZ promotes the interests and activities of Australian and New Zealand botanic gardens and botanic gardens generally and enhances the state of botanic gardens for the benefit of the community.