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Meet the Glasshouse Staff

Come along to find out more about our stunning collection of plants from the people who care for them. Each month meet a different member of our indoor horticulture team, each with different specialist knowledge.

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.

Wild About Scotland

Help us celebrate Scotland's Nature Festival and do some hands-on exploration of the wonderful world of plants and fungi. Join Botanics staff exploring and conserving nature in Scotland, including our very own Celtic rainforest.

Open Day

There will be a plant sale, craft fair, music and lots more at this year's Open Day.
More details to follow.

The Cottage Garden Gala

The Cottage Garden Gala

Celebrate the Botanic Cottage at our Georgian jamboree! It's time to party like it's 1766 as we celebrate the relocation of the original Botanic Cottage from it's Leith Walk site.

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.

Art Explorers: Magical Mobiles

Art Explorers: Magical Mobiles

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. Get recycling and make all sorts of colourful creatures and plants for a garden mobile.

Raptors around the Garden

As many as five different birds of prey can be seen at the Botanics. Come and find out what resources they need and how you can help to monitor them.

Art Explorers: Rain Forest Orchestra

Art Explorers: Rain Forest Orchestra

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. Create rain sticks and shakers from amazing plant materials.

Benmore BioBlitz

Join naturalists in the big drive to record the wildlife of Benmore Botanic Garden. Find out more about the birds, mammals and other inhabitants of the Garden. Join in with the programme of family walks and activities.

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