Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 6 Feb — Sun 15 May 2016
Sometimes two very different things can work together in surprising ways. Discover how the two organisms that make up lichens - algae and fungi - share their abilities to enhance their lives and ours.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 19 Mar — Sun 24 July 2016
Many of the World's greatest inventions combine human intellect with inspiration from nature. This new exhibition shows how one tropical plant family, the Sapotaceae, has contributed to a wide variety of useful creations.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Fri 1 Apr — Mon 31 Oct 2016
Celebrate the seasons and join our expert Garden Guides on a tour of the Garden. Discover seasonal highlights, hidden treasures and talks of the intrepid adventurers behind the plants on display.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 30 Apr — Mon 30 May 2016
An open-air installation consisting of twenty off-the-shelf garden sheds reinvented by architects and designers from home and abroad.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 1 May 2016
Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art as we explore the beauty of the Garden using a wide range of colourful and tactile materials.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 2 — Tues 3 May 2016
Take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers. Find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 3 May 2016
Taking your interest or hobby to a new level is an exciting and important step. RBGE offers one of the world's best ranges of quality professional training courses so come along and meet tutors, discuss your interests and find the right course for you.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 5 May 2016
Join our weekly shared reading session every Thursday. Poems, short stories and novels read aloud, with a chance to share your thoughts.
Inverleith House, Edinburgh Fri 6 May 2016
Local bookbinder Ciara McDermott provides practical bookbinding workshops as part of Martino Gamper's Post Forma. Book cloth designed and printed by Ciara Philips. Part of British Art Show 8.
Inverleith House, Edinburgh Sat 7 May 2016
Local Bookbinder Ciara McDermott provides practical bookbinding demonstrations as part of Martino Gamper's Post Forma. Bring along a book in need of repair. Book cloth designed and printed by Ciara Philips. Part of British Art Show 8.
2016 Guided Walks
Logan Botanic Garden - 15th March: Early Interest in the Garden
Enjoy a tour to discover the flush of emerging foliage and floral displays from plants such as Magnolia, spring bulbs and Rhododendrons, amongst many others.
Logan Botanic Garden - 12th April: Full Speed Ahead!
Come and enjoy a tour around the Garden to discover the carpets of Trilliums, exotic Rhododendrons and Peat Walls in all their glory.
Logan Botanic Garden - 10th May: The Magic of Spring
Come along and enjoy an amazing tour around the Garden with a member of the Horticultural team. See the stunning seasonal displays of floral delights including Primulas, Maddenia Rhododendrons, Paeonias and Meconopsis
Logan Botanic Garden - 14th June: Guided Walk: Never Ending Colour!
Come and enjoy a splendid walk with the Curator and see summer sensations blooming in Scotland’s Most Exotic Garden. You will see spectacular displays from Lantern Trees, Chilean Firethorn Trees, South American Lobelias and half hardy perennials kick starting the summer flowering season.
Logan Botanic Garden - 16th June: Wildflower Walk
Join Logan Botanic Garden staff on a guided walk around the R.S.P.B. Mull of Galloway Reserve. Wildflowers are in full bloom so learn more about their ecology and importance to our native wildlife.
Meet at the Mull of Galloway Reserve
Logan Botanic Garden - 12th July: The Magic of Summer
Come and enjoy a tour in the company of a gardener. See the vibrant colours and textures of the half-hardy perennials that sparkle and lighten up the garden in a floral firework display. Salvia, Osteospermum, Penstemon and Fuchsia are now in their element.
Logan Botanic Garden - 9th August: The Height of Summer
Come along and enjoy the Garden before the summer flowers start to fade. See the stunning display of waterlilies, exotic cannas and dazzling dieramas.
Logan Botanic Garden - 13th September: The tail end of summer
Come and enjoy an early autumnal tour around the garden in the company of one og the gardeners and see the early autumnal joys on offer. See the lovely Agapanthus, Eucryphia & Fascicularia.
Logan Botanic Garden - 11th October: Early Autumn Shades
Enjoy an autumn tour around the garden with one of the many horticulturists. Garden highlights include many grasses, Salvias, Dahlias and autumn flowering bulbs. An ideal time to ask all those gardening questions that have always puzzled you
Logan Botanic Garden - End of Season Shopping Event - 30th October 10am-5pm
Pop along and get some bargains for Christmas