Logan Botanic Garden Thurs 25 July 2013
Create your own wind chime using the shells from locally caught scallops to hang in the garden or window in this drop-in-event. Some adult supervision/assistance will be needed if the children are very young as they will need to use a small craft drill.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 28 July 2013
Visit the Edible Gardening Project polytunnel, fruit area and vegetable plots for advice and inspiration. Free tours available at 12 noon, limited spaces so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Meet at visitor reception in the John Hope Gateway.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 29 July 2013
Our volunteers and community gardener will be working in the demonstration garden in the afternoon. Drop by to observe the team at work and get advice about growing your own edible garden. Perfect for beginners.
Logan Botanic Garden Thurs 1 Aug 2013
Find out how to carry out simple plant propagation at this hourly event. After which you will be able to take away your own prepared pot of cuttings and sown “Salad Pot”.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 3 — Sun 4 Aug 2013
A weekend festival of Colombian delights to celebrate the plants and culture of Colombia! Share the important work that RBGE are doing there and enjoy a fantastic range of activities including dance, music, food and children's activities.
Logan Botanic Garden Thurs 8 Aug 2013
Join Logan's very own Neanderthal and take a tour round the garden looking at what plant came when in history; as well as finding out a few facts about what makes a plant tick.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 8 — Sat 10 Aug 2013
Join in the fun at a free pre-show circus workshop! Highly skilled young people from across the UK present a fabulous array of circus skills in their first performances at the Fringe!
Logan Botanic Garden Thurs 15 Aug 2013
Drop-in to the Yurt and construct your own bird feeder to take away and hang in your garden or window so you can watch our feathered friends stuff themselves silly for the coming autumn-winter.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Fri 16 — Sun 18 Aug 2013
Combining contemporary and classical Indian dance, classical music composed by Ash Madni and elements of audience participation, Blue Lotus: Summer explores the connection between Indian dance and the natural environment.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 17 — Sun 18 Aug 2013
Join staff from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health and have some fun with food! Enjoy games and crafts and play food detective by putting your senses to the test. Suitable for all ages.