Edible Gardening Project

Growing skills to grow food

The project helps people to grow their own vegetables and fruit by offering advice on how to get started. 

Come along to our drop-in sessions to learn about vegetable varieties, sowing seeds, composting, pruning, harvesting, storing and preparing your produce, and more. Perfect for beginners.

Events in Edible Gardening

Scotland’s Bread

Scotland’s Bread

Discover more about the story of bread with the Edible Gardening Project and Andrew Whitley, author of Bread Matters and founder of Scotland the Bread. Find out about growing wheat, milling flour, making dough, proving and baking at our drop in session. Try some tasty home-baked sourdough made with our Botanics grown wheat at our family friendly afternoon.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

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.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

Back to Top

You can read more about the project on our BLOG including monthly tips.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team:

Mondays and Tuesdays 1pm -2.30pm free (no sessions in Dec and Jan). 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.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)