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    Gallery of Gardens wins award

    The AILA (Australian Institute of Landscape Architects) ACT Awards 2018 celebrates the positive impact of Landscape Architects on the lives of Australians through the planning and design of built and natural environments. Congratulations to Harris Hobbs, Jim Fogarty Design, John Patrick + Bosque Studio for winning the Tourism category for the Gallery of Gardens project at the National Arboretum Canberra. The Tourism category celebrates projects that demonstrate excellence in landscape design and a tangible contribution to tourism and enhances the profile of the area. The Gallery of Gardens features five interconnected gardens including a Children's Garden, an Aboriginal dreamtime story garden – Mununja the Butterfly and a Labyrinth. Have you visited the Gallery of Gardens yet? See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018)

    Universal Penjing Conference, 18 – 20 September 2018

    Penjing Masters from around the world have gathered for the first time in Australia at the inaugural National Arboretum Canberra, International Bonsai Art & Culture Biennale and International Penjing Creation Conference 2018.
    Immerse yourself in the ancient wo ld of penjing, learn new skills and gain inspiration from nine international penjing masters with three days of talks, demonstrations, workshops, exhibition and cultural immersion. Evening events offer the opportunity to socialise with bonsai and penjing profesionals and enthusiasts whilst enjoying the company of the Masters. Visit the website for more information and registration details See the full story.
    (Published: Friday, 25 May 2018)

    New Garden at the National Arboretum Canberra

    A stunning new garden at Dairy Farmers Hill, featuring Snow gums Eucalyptus pauciflora, sponsored by The Friends of the National Arboretum, is known as the ‘Friends Garden’. See the full story.
    (Published: Friday, 25 May 2018)

    Hug a Tree Day

    The National Arboretum Canberra are holding the inaugural Hug a Tree Day on Saturday 5 May. This event is one of the many features of Canberra Tree Week. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 16 April 2018)

    Avenues of Honour Exhibition

    A new exhibition is coming to the Arboretum which raises the awareness of Australia's unique and historic Avenues of Honour throughout Australia. See the full story.
    (Published: Monday, 16 April 2018)

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