Education news

First month in for our new Director of Horticulture & Learning

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s (RBGE) recently appointed Director of Horticulture and Learning is Kevin F H Reid  NDF  MBA. Mr Reid comes to RBGE having served as Director of Ness Botanic Gardens, part of the University of Liverpool, from July 2006.

Hornwort plant

New plant for the south of Scotland

A botanical legacy as never seen before

An insightful peek at the rarely seen objects supporting the work of a leading international research centre is presented exquisitely in the newly published Botanical Treasures: Objects from the Herbarium and Library of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Set alongside alluring images of antique and contemporary archive specimens sit rich textual passages presenting powerful stories about plants and people from around the world.

RBGE Apprentice Stands Among Gardening Greats!

RBGE apprentice and student from SRUC has won a prestigious horticultural prize.

Honoured for work in Scottish plant conservation

Sustained dedication to the conservation of plants in Scotland merited an MBE in the New Year Honours list for Dr Heather McHaffie of RBGE.

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