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.
8 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.
31 March 2014
To celebrate the 350th anniversary of John Evelyn’s landmark work, Sylva, the RBGE is presenting an exhibition of drawings of British trees and woodland by Sarah Simblet, commissioned for The New Sylva.
19 March 2014
Curator of Dawyck Botanic Garden, Graham Stewart, welcomes Simon Milne MBE, newly appointed Regius Keeper of RBGE on his first official visit to the organisation’s world-class arboretum in the heart of the Scottish Borders.
18 March 2014
Scientists in the UK collaborating with colleagues in Vietnam have made the rare discovery of a previously unknown plant group or “genus” and, within it, five species of delicate flowers that are all new to science.
14 March 2014
A career dedicated to serving and improving the world of horticulture has been recognised through election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) for Dr David Rae, Director of Horticulture and Learning at RBGE.
21 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.