Gardening in Tasmania

Lovers of gardening and gardens will find much to satisfy them in Tasmania.

Parks and gardens in Tasmania

  • The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

    Close to Hobart’s CBD the sheltered, landscaped grounds of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are home to historic plant collections and a large number of significant trees, many dating from the 19th century. There are also a number of important conservation collections of Tasmanian plants and the world’s only sub-antarctic plant house.

    Join a committed group of people working to support and assist the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens through activities, voluntary work and fundraising by becoming a member of the Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

    Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
    The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart.
    ©RTBG and John Daniels
  • Open Garden Scheme

    An Australia-wide non-profit organisation formed to promote the knowledge and pleasure of gardening by opening some of Australia’s most inspiring private gardens to the public.

  • Inverawe Native Gardens

    At Margate, 15 minutes drive south of Hobart, is this 9.5-hectare landscaped native garden. Inverawe has nature trails, more than 70 species of bird life and views across North West Bay. The Inverawe Native Garden features more than 4,000 water wise, low maintenance plants.

Other gardening links:

Tulip Festival
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
© RTBG and Andrew Ross

Blooming Tasmania

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Puts you in touch with a range of horticultural events happening across Tasmania.