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Signage Complements Plants

Unlike home gardens, one of the significant roles of a botanic garden is education. This ranges from plant study by scientists, through to telling visitors plant stories using signs.


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Rhododendron Dell

The green shadows of the Rhododendron Dell, spread over four hectares, draw walkers into their winding paths.

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Birds of the Garden

The Garden is a hotspot for wild birds and the aviary...

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Winter Garden

The Winter Garden Glasshouse is an Edwardian building with tropical, desert and sub-tropical plants, a warm haven on a crisp day.

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Structures & Statues in the Garden

From the imposing Winter Garden to Peter Pan, everyone has a favourite statue or building in the Botanic Garden.

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Herb Garden

Flowers in full bloom and the scent of herbs entices passersby to stop and savour the aroma.

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Picnic by the Plants

Favourite and Hidden Picnic Spots at Dunedin Botanic Garden

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