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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.

Botany Through the Seasons

A two-day course making the most of the season to explore different aspects of botany, in the lab and in the garden. Day 1 will look at germination and growth, Day 2, flowers and pollination. Taught by Emily Wood.

3 Poets & Some Seed: Alec Finlay, Gerry Loose and Andrew Schelling

A reading of poems inspired by a walk, planting seeds along the John Muir Way. Alec Finlay and Gerry Loose are joined by Andrew Schelling, of the USA, renowned for his translations of Sanskrit poetry.

Beginning Botanical Illustration (Monday mornings)

This class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting.

Beginning Botanical Illustration (Monday evenings)

This class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting.

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