22 July 2011
Conservationists at RBGE have launched an exciting new multi-media portal so people across the globe can champion their favourite forests. Part of the International Year of Forests 2011 celebrations at the Botanics.
20 June 2011
The Edible Gardening Project, an innovative scheme to help people grow their own fruit and vegetables has been launched at RBGE.
11 June 2011
Scotland’s international role in tree conservation - and the colourful history of the plant collectors who helped shape our landscape – will be celebrated through the National Tree Collections of Scotland a new partnership project, led by Forestry Commission Scotland and supported by RBGE.
1 May 2011
Visitors flocking to RBGE in the coming weeks need only follow their noses to track down the latest flowering spectacle, for there is no mistaking the pungent smell of rotting flesh that will be emitted by the Garden’s giant Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum).
1 March 2011
The remarkable life and achievements of an eminent – and largely forgotten - Scottish polymath are explored in James Duncan of Benmore, an Enlightened Victorian, a new exhibition opening to the public at Benmore Botanic Garden on 6 March.
23 February 2011
An innovative music and drama, inspired by Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene, will bring together 100 primary school pupils and 30 musicians for an outdoor performance at RBGE.
12 January 2011
The life and story of a 220-year-old oak tree is to be the focus of a family event at RBGE this weekend which aims to promote sustainable forestry.