Drop-in Events

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team.

Fantastic Forth Under Threat

The Marine Conservation Society will be showcasing some of their work in tackling rising marine pollution and show how you can help. Come and visit us to find out more about the Forth estuary, its wildlife and the threats it faces. We will also be joined by staff from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue who will engage with people about their work with cetaceans and seals. Come and make your own jellyfish from recycled materials and have a look at our seashore touch table and rockpool creatures!

Spinners and Weavers

Come along and find out more about the fascinating topic of spinning and weaving. Local Guild experts will be on hand to demonstrate various techniques.

Opening under Scotland's Garden Scheme

The Garden is open to support Scotland’s Garden Scheme Charities. The Garden reaches its early summer climax with a canvas of colours ranging from exotic Rhododendrons, spectacular Paeonias and Meconopsis to name but a few.

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team.

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team.

Giving Nature a Home

Giving Nature a Home

Why not hop along to the Botanics this summer and take part in a range of family focused weekend wildlife activities?

RSPB staff will help you discover more about the range of wildlife that makes the garden their home from mini beasts, birds through to mammals.

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice

Drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project team.

The fascinating flora of South Africa - an illustrated talk by David Gwynne- Evans talk

David Gwynne-Evans has spent eighteen years documenting the flora of the Cape Floristic Kingdom of South Africa, the smallest plant kingdom in the world. In his talk, he will be detailing some of the greatest of his finds and the unique habitats in which they occur. Fran Siebrits was tasked with landscaping "The Boomslang" canopy walk at Kirstenbosch and is a part-time manager at the Kirstenbosch Garden Centre. Together they will be revealing South African gardening techniques and landscaping subjects.

Corroboree

Corroboree is an art festival that will animate five of Scotland’s botanic gardens by celebrating people, indigenous culture and ecological diversity among the Commonwealth of Nations.

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