Man Made Features

Garden art, landscaping and man made structures complement the Botanic Garden's plants ...

Green tree frog made bylocal artist Grant Findlay

Green tree frog made bylocal artist Grant Findlay

Sandstone lizard carved by Arenaria Sculptures

Sandstone lizard carved by Arenaria Sculptures

A Sundial to set your watch by ! Enabled by the Shoalhaven Heads Handicrafts Group Purpose cast for its location and carefully installed, the sundial provides amazing accuracy and offers a motto:              "The greatest maxim I can give is make the most of the hours you live"

A Sundial to set your watch by !

Enabled by the Shoalhaven Heads Handicrafts Group

Purpose cast for its location and carefully installed, the sundial provides amazing accuracy and offers a motto:

"The greatest maxim I can give is make the most of the hours you live"



Sundial in the shoalhaven heads native botanic garden
Water feature handcrafted by Bruce Hennessy, local wood artisan

Water feature handcrafted by Bruce Hennessy, local wood artisan

Pencils+ made by volunteer Peter Smith

Pencils+ made by volunteer Peter Smith

Landscaped steps in the shoalhaven heads native botanic garden
Mushrooms manufactured using old plough discs coming off a nearby farm

Mushrooms fabricated from old plough discs coming off a nearby farm

Mosaic created  by local artist Susan Erskine

Mosaic created by local artist Susan Erskine

Inspired by the nearby Gymea Lily - Doryanthes excelsa

Inspired by the nearby Gymea Lily - Doryanthes excelsa

Carved log by Jerrinja man Uncle Noel Wellington

Carved log by Jerrinja man Uncle Noel Wellington

Indigenous poles increasingly mark the South Coast landscape

Indigenous poles increasingly mark the South Coast landscape

Bridge over dry creek bed, shoalhaven heads native botanic garden
Carbon ball by Michael Stone, Two Birds Landscape.

Carbon ball by Michael Stone, Two Birds Landscape.

Train axle
Cows and bullocks Mural on the neighbouring Men's Shed by artist Clayton Campion, a work commissioned by Shoalhaven City Council

Mural on the neighbouring Men's Shed by artist Clayton Campion, a work commissioned by Shoalhaven City Council

Garden's amenities improved by mural artists

The Arbor, which provides the formal entry to the Botanic Garden, is made entirely of Blackbutt timber - Eucalyptus pilularis

The Arbor, which provides the formal entry to the Botanic Garden, is made entirely of Blackbutt timber - Eucalyptus pilularis. Eventually it will be covered by native creepers and vines. It was modelled on a structure in the Pioneer Park at Dorrigo NSW.

Looking forward beyond 2020 our vision for an integrated wheelchair accessible boardwalk and sculptured viewing platform is being developed ...

SHNBG Concept Plan Decked Pathways & Viewing Platform.pdf
SHNBG Proposed Raised Viewing Platoform Plan.pdf
SHNBG Proposed Raised Viewig Platform Elevation.pdf

If you agree with the merit in these proposals, please lend your support by signing the online petition, using the link below. A demonstration of strong community support for this project will greatly assist our grant applications to help finance it.

Sign the petition to help us get funding for a wheel chair accessible ramp and viewing platform in the Native botanic garden