Keep in touch with us during lockdown

Garden ideas, botanical beauty, and blooms

During lockdown our team have been creating content for our visitors at home.

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Latest lockdown videos from our team:

Edibles Garden curator Angela Anstis introduces us to pitcher plants (Nepenthes), with a top tip on the where they will thrive best in your house.

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Native Plant Ideas curator Jeffrey Jones introduces a few of the easy care indoor hanging plants he has growing at home.

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Palm Garden curator Mark Fielder takes us on tour of his garden at home and shares ideas for a tropical look to your garden.

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Auckland Botanic Gardens manager Jack Hobbs gives a lockdown masterclass in sowing seeds for spring.

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Jeffrey Jones, Native Plant Ideas curator, talks about the design concepts behind the new mānuka garden (due to open in mid-2022).

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Auckland Botanic Gardens' curator Barbara Wheeler (aka the Curious Curator) takes a look at the incredible pōhutukawa, including their amazing and architectural aerial roots.

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Visitor Centre team member Shelley Small introduces Prunus 'Te Mara', a tree that you will love as much as the tūī do.

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This is one we made earlier but never shared. Visitor Centre team member Shelley Small on the wonderful native daphne.

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Camellia Garden curator Andrea Wright gives a lesson in the art of pruning hydrangea.