Posted on Thursday 18 September 2014
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.
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 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 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 Tuesday 17 September 2013
Judges of the RBGE Photography Competition 2013 were set an arduous task when asked to select nine winning images from 246 entries. Faced with quality shots from all four of the organisation's Gardens, they deemed the fourth annual Friends of RBGE fund-raiser to be an outright success.