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Photography Competition 2014

Photography Competition 2014

The annual photography competition is back for 2014, so send us your best images for a chance to be published in The Scotsman, the Botanics Magazine and win a subscription to Amateur Photographer Magazine. All funds raised help support the Garden's work.

Images of a Green Planet - International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Images of a Green Planet - International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition

An outdoor photography exhibition featuring gardens, plants and landscapes that reveal the diversity and beauty of our green planet.

Sylva

Sylva

Sylva is an exhibition to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the publication of John Evelyn’s Sylva - A Discourse on Forest Trees. It features remarkable drawings by Sarah Simblet from the New Sylva (Bloomsbury, 2014), a new book written by Gabriel Hemery that brings Evelyn’s classic discourse up-to-date. You can also see classic tree books selected by 35 prominent people and vote for your own favourite tree book of all time.

Sara Dodd: Sea Flora

Sara Dodd: Sea Flora

A collection of close to 40 seaweed specimens that reveal the extraordinary range, beauty and diversity of seaweeds that grow in the rock pools and kelp beds along the shores of East Lothian, from Gullane to Seacliff.

Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn

Inverleith House presents the first major solo exhibition in Scotland by Corin Sworn. Developed from visits to the Garden’s Herbarium, the exhibition features new work connected to the process of natural dyeing using plants.

Beginning Botanical Illustration (Tuesday afternoons)

This class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting.

Botanical Illustration - Intermediate to Advanced

A class for botanical painters who have mastered the basic techniques of Beginning Botanical Painting.

Drawing for Beginners

A practical drawing course for beginners.

Art of of Herbs: Spring/Summer

A delightful series of autumnal herbal afternoons, in which we explore connections between art forms, medicinal plants and physic garden designs. Create your own herbal and herbaria inspired artefacts. Taught by Catherine Conway-Payne.

Introduction to Horticulture

A ten-week theoretical course covering a range of topics, from soil science to pruning to plant anatomy. Suitable as an overview of horticulture for absolute beginners, or as a stepping stone to the RHS (level2) Certificate in Horticulture.

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