Plant and Gardening Groups

Plant Focused Groups

These are groups focused on particular types of plants in the greater Brisbane area.

  • QLD Herb Society
    If you have a passion for all things herbs, then this is the group for you. First Tuesday every month Albion Peace Hall 7.30 pm
  • Sub-Tropical Fruit Club of Qld Inc
    If you love growing plants which produce fruits or nuts, then consider joining this group.
  • The Rare Fruit Council Archives
    The website contains information compiled by members of The Rare Fruit Council of Australia, which was published in newsletters between March 1980 and August 2002. Note that this group is no longer active.


General Gardening Groups

While BOGI is a great club, there are other free or not-for-profit gardening groups in the Brisbane area which people might be interested in joining; see below:

  • Brisbane Local Food
    A very active Brisbane area gardening group using the Ning social network platform.
  • Glebe Garden Club (Ipswich)
    A community garden club open for anyone in the community to join and become a member. The club conducts its functions on the first Saturday of every month commencing at 1.30 pm.
  • Logan Food Gardeners
    A free community social networking site that has been created for the people of Logan and surrounding local government areas. It is a place where you can join the conversations, share your love of food gardening and connect with like-minded people.
  • Redland Organic Growers Inc (ROGI)
    Second Wednesday of every month (except January).  Salvation Army Church  Cnr McDonald Rd & Macarthur St, Alexandra Hills   6.15pm  for a 7pm start   or email
  • Samford Local Growers
    A very active organic gardening group which meets twice a month on the first and third Sunday between 9am and 11am.

Community gardens often have associated gardening groups as well.