Dawyck Botanic Garden Sun 21 Aug 2016
The Edible Gardening Project Team from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will be on hand with helpful hints and tips.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 21 Aug 2016
Following on from the success in 2015 of the brass band project, Fanfare, the International Festival presents Songlines on Sunday 21 August to capture the joy and power of shared song.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Wed 24 — Sun 28 Aug 2016
Get hands on with free cell science activities and meet researchers from the Welcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology as part of the Glass Life exhibition depicting the hidden inner workings of living cells.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 25 Aug 2016
Meet in the Arid Lands Glasshouse for a tour with Gunnar our Xerophytic plant grower and find out how plants have adapted to survive with little water. Come along to find out more about our stunning collection of plants from the people who care for them.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Fri 26 — Sun 28 Aug 2016
Can you crack the biological codes to escape the cell? Our escape room is a challenge for adults and teens that will explore the hidden inner workings of the living cell as part of the Glass Life exhibition.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 4 Sept 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. Have fun with paper mache to make a beautiful little bowl.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 10 — Sun 11 Sept 2016
Celebrate the development of the nutritious food seaweed and discover its potential for health and culinary enjoyment! The event includes talks by healthcare practitioners, seaweed foragers, producers and product manufacturers from Britain and beyond.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 17 — Sun 18 Sept 2016
Our annual Harvest Festival is a celebration of the vegetable growing year. Join us for fun activities, gardening advice, information about harvesting, cooking and storing crops, tasters and more.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 24 — Sun 25 Sept 2016
Step inside the Botanic Cottage, simultaneously the oldest and newest building in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 29 Sept 2016
Meet in the Lowland Tropics Glasshouse and find out how to data capture the collection with Sadie & Nat, our Gesneriaceae grower. Come along to find out more about our stunning collection of plants from the people who care for them.
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