40 species are listed as threatened due to the loss of tree hollows in New South Wales, but you can make a difference!

Join Hollows As Homes by finding a tree hollow, report the location and the wildlife you see.

We are building a picture of the tree hollows landscape as the first step to conserve threatened species.Australian Museum University of Sydney.

Hollows as Homes

Hollows as Homes is a broad-scale conservation initiative designed to raise awareness of the importance of hollows as homes for wildlife and to preserve nati...

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#Amaryllidacea Beautiful pink petals of the Naked lady Lily AKA Amaryllis belladonna.
Happy Friday! Here's a mesmerising Golden Orb Weaver #Spider in the Garden today.
So far 1333 little visitors have come to The Calyx to make miniature chocolate gardens since the #SweetAddiction exhibition opened last year.

Taught by our expert Garden educators each child learnt to make a chocolate chia pudding with rainforest ingredients (such as cocoa and cinnamon) disguised as a potted plant!
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Female #huntsman with her flat, oval egg sac of white papery silk, containing up to 200 eggs.

Many huntsman spiders have flattened bodies adapted for living in narrow spaces, this one was found between a tree label and the bark right here in the Garden.
These #Begoniaceae stand out from the crowd with bright pink tones and asymmetric leaves.
This Masked Lapwing and these Seagulls have got the right idea today...
Time flies when you are having fun. Today is the last day of Tomato Festival, Sydney

Don't miss out on all things tomato-tastic today 10 am - 4 pm today.

Our 'guess the no. of tomatoes in the mandala' competition ends today and we are proud to announce that all waste will be collected by OzHarvest
Tomatoes are EVERYWHERE right now! Spend this sunny Saturday in tomato heaven with our host Costa Georgiadis Official at Tomato Festival, Sydney.
We've been busy with Harris Farm Markets uilding the Mandala ready for Tomato Festival, Sydney today.

And we've got a juicy tomato competition for you!

Come on down to the festival today or tomorrow and guess the number of tomatoes in the mandala to win a $200 Harris Farm Voucher.
Our #Grassyhearts are all over Sydney! Our sister gardens The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan and The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah features beautiful 'turf-art' installations too.

Share your love for green space and take a creative selfie with any of the Grassy Hearts between Saturday 11 and Sunday 19 Feb 2017 and tag #Grassyheart to win!

The most creative photo wins a...
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The best of #sweetaddiction at #theCalyx Thanks to our visitors for tagging and sharing these awesome pics!

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'Sally Smith Thomas'Tropical day blooming waterlily with vibrant summer tones.
Which Valentine's day rose is which?
'100 Not Out'
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Help us celebrate our green space this Arbor Day !!!

Vote For Your Favourite #botanicgardensyd Visitor Photo

Simply choose the photo you 'Like' the most.

And don't be shy, we'd love for you to share your own #botanicgardensyd photos in the comments section too.
Celebrate United Nations International Women and Girls in Science day with us - and the rest of the world!

Here at The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney and The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan more than half of our amazing and diverse science team are female and we want to celebrate them!

We have some of the world’s best scientists working at our Gardens, learn more via our blog. [...
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To celebrate Valentines Day The Calyx lawn features a special ‘turf-art’ installation!

Share your love for our green space and take a creative selfie with our LOVE art between Saturday 11 and Sunday 19 Feb 2017 and tag #GrassyHeart to win!

The most creative photo wins a $150 voucher for the Botanic Gardens Restaurant courtesy of Trippas White Group.

Winners will be announced at 5 pm...
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Sweeten up your valentine with 100% raw unheated #botanicgardensydy #honey from our #bees at the Garden. Available from the Garden Shop.

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Whisk your Valentine away to Sydney’s first-ever harbour-side #LoversDinner in the heart of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Enjoy a three-course menu under the stars at a candle-lit table for two, with live music and an open bar.

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