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Native Plants Queensland is a community-based organisation committed to growing, conserving and studying Australian plants.

What's On

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Native Bee Presentation at Gold Coast Branch

Want to know more about our native bees?

Come and join us for a fascinating presentation by Dr Tobias Smith - Ecologist and Native Bee researcher. Learn all about our local native bee species and how to help save them.

Presentation starts at 7pm at Country Paradise Parklands, 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Rd, Nerang. Light refreshments available. Lucky door prizes, give aways and native plants for sale.

Sunday 25 August 2019

Spring Gathering at QUT Samford Ecological Research Facility

All Native Plants Queensland members and friends are invited to our Spring Gathering at The Barracks, QUT Samford Ecological Research Facility, which will be hosted by Samford Branch on Sunday 25 August from 9.00am.

This gathering is a little earlier in the year than usual because there are so many events in September!

7-8 September 2019

Wildflower Spectacle and Plants Market
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha

Don't miss our annual Wildflower Spectacle and Plants Market  on Saturday 7 September and Sunday 8 September at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha. Entry is only $3.

The theme this year is "Colour Your Garden with Native Plants", and with that inspiration the Queensland flora exhibit, and branch and special-interest displays all promise to be bigger and more beautiful than ever! The famous Native Plants Market will offer a huge variety of plants (from very low prices) from specialised growers, with expert help available to ensure you get just the right selection to thrive in your garden.

We have native fauna displays which are sure to be a hit with the kids and refreshements for the whole family—a great day out!

29 September to 4 October 2019

Australain Native Plants Society Biennial Conference
Blooming Diversity in Albany, Western Australia

Join us in the historic City of Albany, Western Australia, to celebrate and explore the unique flora of the South West region. The 2019 ANPSA Conference, Blooming Biodiversity, is hosted by the Wildflower Society of Western Australia.

Blooming Biodiversity features tours to and from the City of Albany, presentations and discussions by botanical experts, full-day wildflower and nature excursions, a conference dinner and the opportunity to meet and connect with fellow wildflower experts and enthusiasts from all around Australia.

Native Plants Guides & Articles

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News from around Queensland

Yabba in Warwick 2018

Our President Bob Bannon has shared some of his reflections from this year's ‘Yabba on the Granite Belt’, hosted by our members from Warwick, 21 – 23 September 2018:

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Natives Naturally at Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens

The Sunshine Coast branch and the Friends of Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens joined forces to present a day of fun and information at the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens on 15 September 2018.

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Garden Design Study Group: Garden Visit, North Lakes, Brisbane

Under threatening skies, twenty members of the Garden Design Study Group - Queensland came to North Lakes, a major new planned residential community, north of Brisbane to visit the garden of our study group leader, Lawrie.

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Winter Regional Gathering 2018

 At our Winter Gathering hosted by Pine Rivers at Kumbartcho Environmental Centre on 17 June 2018, we heard from:

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