Posted on Monday 14 April 2014
RBGE will mark the centenary of the start of the First World War by creating a poppy field at the centre of its Edinburgh site.
Posted on Tuesday 08 April 2014
Young plants propagated from ancient and threatened yew trees and collected from around the world are being used to create a unique heritage hedge and important conservation resource in Scotland at RBGE.
Posted on Monday 07 April 2014
To celebrate the 350th anniversary of John Evelyn’s landmark work, Sylva, the RBGE is presenting an exhibition of drawings of British trees and woodland by Sarah Simblet, commissioned for The New Sylva.
Posted on Tuesday 25 March 2014
RBGE apprentice and student from SRUC has won a prestigious horticultural prize.
Posted on Tuesday 11 March 2014
A career dedicated to serving and improving the world of horticulture has been recognised through election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) for Dr David Rae, Director of Horticulture and Learning at RBGE. It is believed he is the first horticulturist to be elected a Fellow.
Posted on Monday 24 February 2014
A moment in history. Simon Milne receives the Royal Warrant and the title of Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE). Only the 16th person to hold the title since it was created in 1699, Milne (54) accepted the warrant from Fiona Lim of the Scottish Government’s Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) division, RBGE’s principal sponsorship body.
Posted on Monday 10 February 2014
Martin Gardner awarded for outstanding contribution to conifer conservation.
Posted on Monday 03 February 2014
We recenty recieved a cheque from People's Postcode Lottery to support the work we do at RBGE.
Posted on Monday 20 January 2014
Sustained dedication to the conservation of plants in Scotland merited an MBE in the New Year Honours list for Dr Heather McHaffie of RBGE.
Posted on Wednesday 08 January 2014