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 eighteen off-the-shelf garden sheds reinvented by architects and designers from home and abroad.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 28 May — Fri 30 Sept 2016
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.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 29 May 2016
Help us celebrate Scotland's Nature Festival and do some hands-on exploration of the wonderful world of plants and fungi. Join Botanics staff exploring and conserving nature in Scotland, including our very own Celtic rainforest.
Benmore Botanic Garden Sun 29 May 2016
Falconry Display, plant sale, craft fair, music and lots more at this year's Open Day.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 30 May 2016
Celebrate the Botanic Cottage at our Georgian jamboree! It's time to party like it's 1766 as we celebrate the relocation of the original Botanic Cottage from it's Leith Walk site.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 30 — Tues 31 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 Thurs 2 June 2016
A book group with a difference - drop-in sessions where we read aloud and discuss stories. Led by Open Book.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 5 June 2016
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. Get recycling and make all sorts of colourful creatures and plants for a garden mobile.
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