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After the Storm

After the Storm

An exhibition of fine furniture constructed from RBGE timber windblown during Cyclone Andrea in 2012. Highlighting the beauty of Scottish-grown timber and craftsmanship amongst our Scottish furniture makers.

Spring Festival

Spring Festival

Come and join in with the Edible Gardening Project as we get started in the vegetable patch for another year. Be inspired by nature and learn all about gardening in an environmentally friendly way. With information for budding gardeners, fun family friend

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Pop in anytime and look out for the team at work in the garden. Take a walk 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.

Early Morning Birdwalk at the RBGE

Hear the dawn chorus at the Botanics with a bird expert and a garden guide. Wear warm clothing and bring your binoculars. Breakfast afterwards in the canteen.

Coffee Morning & Talk: Scottish Plant Conservation at the Botanics

Coffee Morning & Talk: Scottish Plant Conservation at the Botanics

Sally Eaton, RBGE's Scottish Plants Conservation Officer will tell us about new techniques being used to overcome the challenges facing our rarest species.

Travellers in Ottoman lands: the botanical legacy

Travellers in Ottoman lands: the botanical legacy

A 2-day international seminar on the flora of the Ottoman lands and the travellers that described it.

Coffee Morning & Walk: A visit to the newly rebuilt Alpine House

Elspeth MacKintosh will give us a guided tour of the rebuilt traditional Alpine House and tell us about the spring plants on display.

The Gardens of Fife Day Trips - Extra Date added: 7 June

The Gardens of Fife Day Trips - Extra Date added: 7 June

Enjoy a day visit to some beautiful gardens in Fife with the Friends of RBGE. Due to demand, the 31 May trip is now sold out; however an additional date has been arranged for this tour on Wed 7 June.

Coffee Morning & Talk: Working for RBGE in Modern China

Martyn Dickson will look back at 16 years of working for RBGE in China, including helping create Jade Dragon Field Station and Lijiang Alpine Botanical Garden.

Orkney is my Garden

Orkney is my Garden

Claudia Ferguson-Smyth will give a talk on the beautiful flora of Orkney and the fascinating story behind the Henry Halcro Johnston collection, the only specimens of Orkney flora at RBGE.

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