Dawyck Garden news

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.

Dawyck becomes the first carbon neutral botanic garden in the UK

Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, today (Monday 19 May) launched a new hydro-electric scheme at Dawyck Botanic Garden in the Scottish Borders, making it the first carbon neutral botanic garden in the UK.

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Dawyck Garden Takes Poetic Licence

Words are at the core of what's happening at Dawyck Botanic Garden this autumn as visitors are invited to engage with the environment through the language of poetry and song. As Gerry Loose continues to greet visitors during his month as Poet in Residence, the Garden also pays homage to the lyrics of the
song-writing legend Bob Dylan, through the soul-searching outdoor exhibition Hard Rain: Whole Earth?

Plant Hunter Douglas Returns To Cast An Eye Over Dawyck

Visitors to Dawyck Botanic Garden, near Peebles, over the last week have been witnessing the transformation of an ailing beech tree into a lasting tribute to one of the most remarkable plant hunters of the 19th century

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