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 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 Thursday 29 August 2013
Proposals by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) to rebuild an 18th century cottage within its grounds, so creating a state-of-the-art educational and community facility, have taken a major stride forward. News that the Garden has received planning permission to rebuild the Botanic Cottage, its original centre of learning, within the Garden means fund raising efforts can also be stepped-up a gear. The ultimate goal is to see the Cottage start welcoming its 21st century students within two years.
Posted on Tuesday 20 August 2013
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
Posted on Tuesday 13 August 2013