Benmore Garden news

Two of RBGE’s oldest trees in battle for Tree of the Year title

The Edinburgh Garden’s 200-year-old Sabal Palm and a Giant Redwood in the avenue at Benmore have won through to the final of Scotland’s Tree of the Year competition.

Benmore bids farewell to Ian after 49 years’ service

Senior Horticulturist Ian Potts retires this week from Benmore Botanic Garden, near Dunoon, after a career spanning almost five decades.

Benmore marks the return of the Golden Gates

Sir Peter Hutchison, Chairman of the Younger (Benmore) Trust was at Benmore Botanic Garden today (Friday 12 June 2015) to mark the return of the ‘Golden Gates’ – one of the most cherished landmarks within the Garden. 

Gates Get Golden Touch

The magnificent Grade A-listed Golden Gates at Benmore Botanic Garden have been restored and replaced after an absence of almost 10 years.

Botanic Gardens at the heart of the Commonwealth

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) will be celebrating our place in the heart of the Commonwealth with events at all our Gardens and at Glasgow Botanic Garden over the summer.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)