Coffee Morning & Talk: Cowden Castle Japanese Garden; History and Restoration

Tues 13 Mar 2018

10.00 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
The Conference Room, 20a Inverleith Row, 10am for coffee and talk starts at 10.30am
£5 for Members
To reserve a place please contact the Membership Office on 0131 552 5339 or

The talk will cover a brief history of Japanese gardens in the UK, and the history of how the Japanese Garden at Cowaden Castle was developed in the early 1900's. Sadly falling into decay in the mid 1960's due to vandalism, hear the story of its return to glory and some of the challenges and oppertunities of maintaining a Japanese garden in Scotland.

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