Posted on Tuesday 29 July 2014
Exotic Logan Botanic Garden has scored a double success, with the news that it has earned a Gold Award for its Green Tourism credentials – just months after securing coveted five-star status from VisitScotland.
Posted on Monday 28 July 2014
The sun shone brightly throughout an informal visit by HRH, The Princess Royal, to Dawyck Botanic Garden, near Peebles, on Wednesday, July 23.
Posted on Wednesday 16 July 2014
Inverleith House is delighted to present the first UK exhibition outside London by one of the most radically inventive and influential artists our time, featuring recent works displayed in the naturally–lit rooms of Inverleith House.
Posted on Monday 16 June 2014
Plans for the rehanging of the historic Golden Gates, creation of a Chilean Viewpoint Refuge and reinvention of the Formal Garden were just some of the plans discussed when Benmore Botanic Garden Curator Peter Baxter welcomed Simon Milne MBE, recently appointed Regius Keeper of RBGE, to the organisation’s world-class west coast site.
Posted on Wednesday 11 June 2014
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.
Posted on Monday 19 May 2014
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.
Posted on Wednesday 14 May 2014
RBGE will host an Assistance Dog Day on Sunday 15 June to highlight the accessibility of the Garden. The day has been officially launched by Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism. Partners of the event include the major assistance dog associations across Scotland and the UK: Guide Dogs Scotland, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Canine Partners and Medical Detection Dogs.
Posted on Monday 28 April 2014
One of the most remarkable heritage projects to be happening in Britain is getting underway at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), as a key learning centre of the Enlightenment is rebuilt - stone by historic stone - some 250 years after it was first constructed.
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.