Drop-in Events

Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

A low-level health walk where older adults, living with dementia and their carers can experience the various health benefits that can be achieved by regular walking. Suggested donation of £1. For more information contact Ageing Well on 0131 458 2183

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Pop in anytime and look out for the team at work in the garden. Take a walk 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.

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Free sessions with refreshments and activities, inspired by the Garden, for people affected by dementia. Numbers are limited; please arrive a little early to avoid disappointment.

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Join a free, drop in, public tour of the Botanic Cottage and discover how it was saved and rebuilt. Arrive early to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited. Free, Drop-in event, all ages 1.30pm & 3pm

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Every Thursday 10:30–12:00 | ages 14+ | Botanic Cottage | Free | If you love reading come to a book group with a difference, where stories and poems are read aloud and discussed over tea and coffee | led by the charity Open Book

World Soils Day

Join us to celebrate World Soil Day in December with a fun and interactive session of displays, demonstrations and muddy activities for all ages. Soil scientists from the Scotland's Rural College, James Hutton Institute and representatives of the British Society of Soil Science will all be on hand to show you the wonders of soil, one of the world's most important and endangered resources.

Art Explorers

Drop in to our monthly family sessions where we will explore art and crafts that are about nature in all its wonder.

Natural Partners

Natural Partners

Trees, woods and forests play a vital role in satisfying basic human needs as well as higher level demands. Join us to explore this natural partnership with hands-on activities.

Guided Walk - Early Interest in the Garden

Guided Walk

Guided Walk - Full Speed Ahead

Guided walk

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2017 Guided Walks

Logan Botanic Garden - 21st 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 - 11th 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 - 9th 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 - 13th 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 - 31st May: 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 - 11th 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 - 8th 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 - 12th 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 - 10th 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 - 29th October 10am-5pm

Pop along and get some bargains  for Christmas 

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