Connecting people to the art, science and practice of gardening and horticulture.
The Botanic Gardens and buildings are within the Gardens are open under alert level 2. To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and wash your hands before and after using equipment in our gardens.
The following are now open:
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Located in the Kiosk, opposite the Armagh Street footbridge entrance to the Gardens, the Canterbury Horticultural Society (CHS) is open from 10am to 3pm, seven days a week. Drop in for a chat with the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers inside.
The CHS is New Zealand's largest gardening and horticultural organisation, providing information, garden tours and activities including: