Creative Writing Workshops

Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced writers, participants will learn how to loosen up their writing selves and pour their creative thoughts onto the page. Writing forms include prose, poetry, micro fiction and memoir. This…

A rare heritage: Grevillea 'Scarlet Moon'

Article First Published in Issue 93 of For People and Plants magazine.   As part of the kings park ongoing plant breeding program a new grevillea hybrid named 'Scarlet Moon' has been released. This Hybrid has spectacular bright red…

2017 Wildflowers of WA Calendar

Looking for that last minute present?  Why not buy the Friends of Kings Park 2017 Wildflowers of WA unique Calendar. The full colour wall calendar provides a stunning array of Western Australia's amazing native flora, captured by local…

Resources for Volunteer Group Libraries

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority has purchased each volunteer group a copy of Perth Plants and Pilbara Seed Altas and Field Guide. The resources will be kept in the Friends Office Library. If you would like to purchase a copy for yourself,…

Adopt a Plant Bench

New light weight folding benches, made by the Mosman Park Men's Shed, being lighter and easier to set up, have been making the world of difference to volunteers at the plant sales. The manual handling of trays of plants from the growing…

Kings Park needs Friends like you!

Kings Park and Botanic Garden has been a place to treasure for generations. Home to the Western Australian Botanic Garden, Kings Park offers spectacular views, unique native flora, manicured parklands, and natural bushland, and welcomes visitors…

National Volunteers Week, 9th - 15th May

A heart-felt thank you to all the volunteers in Kings Park. The work that you do is priceless, and Kings Park would not the be the place it is today without you. Some fun facts about volunteering in Australia: - The number of volunteers…

Garden Carers Training Session

The Garden Carers attended a planting training ‘tip’ session with Grady Brand, Curator, Botanic Gardens & Horticulture on Tuesday 3 May and Wednesday 4 May, 2016. Both groups commenced at the Garden Carers headquarters for a informal…