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March Plant Sale List

Here you will find a compete list of plants that were available at the Friends of Kings Park March Native Plant Sale on Sunday 23 March from 8.30am to 12noon, on the Exhibition Ground off Fraser Avenue.

The next Friends of Kings Park Native Plant Sale will be on Sunday 18 May 8.30am to 12noon. The list of all plants available in May will be on this website two weeks prior to the sale.

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Greenfingers visit the Friends of Kings Park Volunteers

In November the Growing Friends received a visit in the nursery from Garden Guru Steve Wood, who conducted the Great Gardens Workshop at our Festival Plant Sale.

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Friends of Kings Park Annual Report

The Friends has continued to partner with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority during the 2012/2013 financial year to ensure the experience for all visitors to Kings Park is improved.

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Thankyou for your help on Australia Day

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A special thanks to all the volunteers who assisted, and the public who attended and generously gave a gold coin donation in Kings Park this Australia Day.

It was a gorgeous day in the park, and the skyworks did not dissapoint!

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Congratulations to Dr Tony Scalzo for MP Volunteer Award

We have the great delight to announce that Friends of Kings Park Volunteer Dr. Tony Scalzo has won the Members of Parliament 2012 National Volunteer Award for the Environment in the Curtin Electorate, as well as the Volunteer of the Year.

MP AwardOn Thursday 13 December, the Hon Julie Bishop presented the awards in a ceremony to recognise and celebrate our remarkable volunteers.

Tony has been recognised for his contribution to the environment with 18 years of service to the Friends of Kings Park in the following roles:

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New Kings Park Plant Release

Alyogyne 'Blue Heeler' flower Alyogyne cv. ‘Blue Heeler’ is a new release from the dedicated plant breeding program at Kings Park released in partnership with the Australian company Ramm Botanicals. 

‘Blue Heeler’ is a beautiful, prostrate form of Alyogyne that is an ideal size for small gardens or border planting in larger landscapes.  It has striking individual purple flowers on display for many months in spring and summer.  In cultivation it grows to about 30 cm high by a width of about a metre.

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New 'Kangaroo Paw' Corporate Member: Harris Organic Wines

We are pleased to welcome Harris Organic Wines as a Kangaroo Paw Corporate Member of the Friends of Kings Park.

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Kings Park Education is Growing in 2012 (Just like our plants!)

ED buildin aaerial resized 2Opening in June 2012 the new eco-friendly Kings Park Education centre will provide an exceptional learning environment set in a beautiful bushland location. Included in the new building is an interactive learning space for up to 70 students, as well as offices for the Kings Park Education team.

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New Naturescaper Volunteers

The new Naturescaper volunteer program for Rio Tinto Naturescape in Kings Park is attracting keen interest from both new and existing volunteers. 

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Volunteer Information Sessions

Interested in becoming a Kings Park volunteer?

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Souvenir Book Available Now

The 2011 edition of the very popular souvenir book Kings Park and Botanic Garden is available now from Aspects of Kings Park.

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