Friends of the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield (FOBS)

All meetings are held in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre in the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.

Members free, Visitors 5, Students 2 (Special events may require additional charges)

FOBS meetings and events cancelled until further notice

Coming soon - lectures via Zoom. See Programme
Plants are still available for sale - see FOBS News

The Gardens are now open for summer hours

08.00 - 19.45 weekdays. 10.00 - 19.45 weekends and bank holidays
13 July - Toilet block now open near the South Lodge at the Thompson Road end of the Gardens
- but the pavilions, cafe, shop and bearpit are still closed until further notice

*****July Edition of News Shoots now available - see FOBS News*****
New photos - see Members Photos and the vibrant July Plant of the Month

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About the Friends

Who we are and
what we do
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Contact the Friends

Get in touch
How to join us
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Open Days
Reports of events
and activities
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List of meetings
and events
Speaker details
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Garden Volunteers


Volunteers help with garden
maintenance, plant propagation
and fundraising
Garden tour

Tours and Talks

FOBS offer tours of the Gardens
and talks to other groups
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Paulownia tormentosa - R. Egglestone

Members Photos

Photo Gallery
To submit pictures
please contact
FOBS Photo Manager
Echium candicans

Plant of the Month

Echium candicans
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Past events, news,
photos, publications
and plant of the
month records
Weigela Collection

National Collections
at the Gardens

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Event in the Gardens


Links to other
sites of local and/or
botanical interest
Sheffield Botanical Gardens M Jullien 2005

Link to Botanical Gardens
Gardens Map
Access Map
Follow FOBS on Twitter