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    Free Wollemi exhibition until 4 August 2015

    The Wonderful Wollemi exhibition celebrates the 21st anniversary of the discovery of the Wollemi pine in 1994 by David Noble. Learn about the tree’s early heritage, its discovery and its growth around the world. At the Village Centre until 4 August 2015. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 27 July 2015)

    New Bonsai Welcome Garden, Yokoso Niwa

    Visitors will be delighted by the new Bonsai Welcome Garden, or “Yokoso Niwa”, inspired by Japanese bonsai and moss gardens. The new garden represents a landscape of mountains, symbolised by the large rocks, with a dry river bed flowing between them. See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2015)

    Enjoy the Warm Trees

    ‘Warm Trees’ is a community art project combining the efforts of hundreds of volunteers who make scarves for an exciting and colourful display among the trees and buildings at the Arboretum. See Warm Trees while you can - the trees are ‘wrapped’ for all of July. See the full story.
    (Published: Sunday, 12 July 2015)

    New Open Gardens Australia Garden design announced

    Open Gardens Australia (OGA) has generously gifted a new garden at the Arboretum, the first in the Arboretum's Gallery of Gardens. Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, today announced the selected design for the new Open Gardens Australia Garden at the National Arboretum Canberra. See the full story.
    (Published: Saturday, 27 June 2015)

    Planting, pruning and mulching throughout winter

    The Arboretum is undertaking major planting, pruning and mulching programs throughout winter. 550 trees are being planted in 10 existing forests; over 18,000 trees are being pruned and the trees in 60 forests are being mulched. See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015)

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