Drop-in Events

Exchange / Kate Bajic: Lichenology

Exchange / Kate Bajic: Lichenology

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.

Nature Mother of Invention

Nature Mother of Invention

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.

Daily Garden Walks

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.

The Ideal Hut Show

The Ideal Hut Show

An open-air installation consisting of twenty off-the-shelf garden sheds reinvented by architects and designers from home and abroad.

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.

Professional Courses Open Evening

Professional Courses Open Evening

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.

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.



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.



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.

The Plant Sale

The Plant Sale

Join us for our annual Members Plant Sale, and your chance to add rare botanical plants to your own garden.

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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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