Education Courses

Digital Plant Photography II

A one-day advanced course, suitable for those who have attended Digital Plant Photography I or who have experience of using a high-end digital camera.

Wildflower Identification

The day includes a hands-on workshop to teach you some basic skills, plus a field trip for a chance to put them into practice.

Introduction to Botanical Art

Introduction to Botanical Art

This intensive 5-day course is aimed at anyone new to botanical painting or watercolour and will teach you the basics of Botanical Art to allow you to enjoy capturing the incredible character of plants. Price includes lunch.

Nordic Walking

Whether you are looking to improve health, increase fitness levels or just want to learn a new activity, Nordic Walking is for you.

RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration (Summer School) *ILA

RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration (Summer School) *ILA

The RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration provides a formalised introduction to the basics skills of drawing and painting needed to record plants. It is aimed at art or botany enthusiasts wanting to build up a portfolio, or as a Foundation to the RBGE Diploma in Botanical Illustration.

RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture (Summer School) *ILA

RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture (Summer School) *ILA

This 10 day practical course will teach you the key skills needed for horticulture, including soil management, propagation and pruning. To receive the certificate you will need to pass the practical exam at the end of the course.

Trainings in Mindfulness

Trainings in Mindfulness

This course is designed for those who have an interest in working with their mind in a clear and relaxed way.

Seaweed Foray (In North Berwick)

We’ll look at their diversity, work out the basics of identification and find out some of the weird, wonderful and everyday uses for this fascinating group of plants. Held at North Berwick beach, we’ll comb the shore and explore some pools.

Expressive Watercolour Landscape - Summer School

Expressive Watercolour Landscape - Summer School

Over five days of outdoor painting, award-winning artists David Forster will help students to explore colour, mark, tone and texture. Price includes lunch.

Painting Trees and the Landscape in Acrylics

Beginning with observational drawing using trees found in the Gardens or sketching the diverse landscapes around us: Followed by working in the studio where you will be guided in designing a composition in order to create a painting using acrylics.

pages: 1 2 3

Back to Top

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