Mt Coot-tha Library

Mt Coot-tha Library is on the grounds of the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, specialising in botany, gardening, and landscape design. The collection is valuable to researchers in these fields. Other subject areas include botanic illustration, conservation, herbal medicine, astronomy, floral art, and natural history. The library has a regular storytime in the gardens for young … Read more

Herbarium – Brisbane

The Queensland Herbarium is at Toowong, at the grounds of the Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens, moved there in 1998. It’s history goes much further back to 1855, not long before Queensland separated from New South Wales as a colony. It has a plant specimen collection of more than 850,000, representing native and naturalised plant species … Read more