The Friends of Kings Park Horticultural Advice and Support team provide a free advisory service on caring for and growing native plants for home gardeners and community groups.

Need native gardening advice?The service is focused on WA native plant species in urban gardens and provides practical advice on propagation, potting, planting and pruning. The Friends of Kings Park Horticultural Advice and Support team (formerly known as Kings Park Volunteer Master Gardeners) enjoy spreading the word about WA's glorious native plants and how to grow them successfully.

Garden Advisory Service: (+61 8) 6186 6657

Alternatively, you can email your enquiry. Please include a phone number if you wish to be contacted by phone call.

Meet the team

Discuss your native plant questions with a Friends of Kings Park Horticultural Advice and Support team member at a Dig it with Coffee session, during a Friends of Kings Park plant sale or at the annual Kings Park Festival in September.

If you are fascinated by our Australian native plants, enjoy gardening, and have time to give to voluntary activities, why not join the Friends of Kings Park Horticultural Advice and Support team!

Further information

Contact the Friends of Kings Park Horticultural Advice and Support

Forrest Carpark Closure

On Monday 3 October Forrest Carpark and some surrounding paths will be closed for works from 6:30am until 3pm.

BCC building access

There will be limited access to the Biodiversity Conservation Centre building from Thursday 1 September 2022, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

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New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

Ready, aim, restore! A new approach to define and achieve restoration targets

A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

BGPA secures European plant breeding rights

Kings Park-bred waxflower (Chamelaucium) varieties bred by Kings Park have had plant breeding rights secured in the European market for the next 20 years.

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