• The Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens are now under development. Friends of the gardens are busy planting and growing many special plants for inclusion in the gardens.

  • John Olsen with his sculpture 'Leaping Frog'

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  • SHBG Nursery

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  • 'Wings of Love' by Tony Emmett nestled in the birch grove

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Latest News

Visit our News page for the latest information on the development, operation and management of the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens.

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Garden Concept

Interested in the thinking behind the Botanic Gardens? Go to our Garden Concept page for a glimpse of the history behind their development.

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Become a Friend

Join our growing group of SHBG Friends who support the gardens through both social and practical activities

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Upcoming Events

Bring a picnic, bring your friends and bring your solar lanterns to join in the celebrations for Earth Hour 30 March 2019. Children's Solar Lantern Making workshops, live music, Bar-b-q

  • The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.
    —Chinese Proverb