Drop-in Events

Reading Together

Reading Together

Join our weekly shared reading session every Thursday. Poems, short stories and novels read aloud, with a chance to share your thoughts.

Reading Together

Reading Together

Join our weekly shared reading session every Thursday. Poems, short stories and novels read aloud, with a chance to share your thoughts.

A tour of the Cottage

A tour of the Cottage

Discover the story of the Botanic Cottage on a guided tour of this remarkable building.

Building for Nature

Building for Nature

Spanning four centuries, our remarkable collection of buildings range from a grand Georgian villa to stunning Victorian glasshouses, a classic 1960s herbarium and glasshouse range to the 21st century John Hope Gateway, with many more besides.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Fibre Artist Anna King. Using plain and indigo-dyed paper Anna will show you how to make origami envelopes and other simple folded structures. Use the envelopes to hold small cards with messages and secrets.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Jeweller Naomi Mcintosh. Using a variety of rolling, folding and tearing techniques Naomi will show you how to make sculptural jewellery and beads using natural indigo-dyed paper.

Dawyck Plant Sale

Join us at Dawyck for our annual Plant Sale.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Textile Designer and Weaver Sam Goates Using a variety of textile weaving techniques, Sam will show you how to use contrasting colours and patterns to create interesting structures and textures in paper.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Ceramic Artist Lorna Fraser. Using techniques that she uses in her ceramic work, Lorna will show you how to make small pictures from nature using a simple process of printing leaves onto indigo-dyed paper.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

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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 

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