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    Drop-in knitting – free activity

    ‘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. Come along to the drop-in knitting on 4, 5, 11 and 12 July between 10am-2pm. See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 30 June 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)

    July School Holiday Activities

    These school holidays, join a Walk with Wollemis and make your own fossil, find the hidden colours in nature or learn to knit a scarf for the trees. Bookings are essential; call 02 6207 8484. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 15 June 2015)

    Chefs of Canberra Gala Truffle Dinner 23 July at 6.30 pm

    Don’t miss this signature dinner featuring Ginger Catering’s Janet Jeffs, Aubergine Restaurant’s Ben Willis; Courgette Restaurant’s James Mussillon and Les Bistronome’s Clément Chauvin. Guest speaker Paul West has shone the international spotlight on Canberra’s food region with his River Cottage Australia Cookbook and TV series and pioneering Canberra truffle-grower Sherry McArdle-English completes the star billing for this dinner. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 15 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: Friday, 12 June 2015)

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