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Plants from the Woods & Forests of Chile

Plants from the Woods & Forests of Chile

An exhibition featuring a selection of unique watercolour paintings commissioned for the upcoming publication Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile.

Fungi Fun

Discover the amazing world of Scottish fungi with Plantlife Scotland. Fungi are not plants or animal, but these often strange looking living things play a vital role in keeping plants healthy and recycling nutrients by decomposing the dead.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

Coffee Morning: Gertrude Jekyll and Claude Monet: Munstead and Giverny

Professor Michael Tooley’s critical comparison of two gardens: the high Victorian plantings of Monet and the subtle, innovative techniques of Jekyll.

Evening Talk: The Gardens of the Savoy Residences in Piedmont: Influences and Innovations

Evening Talk: The Gardens of the Savoy Residences in Piedmont: Influences and Innovations

Edinburgh based Lucinda Byatt is an historian at Edinburgh University with a special interest in the Italian Renaissance and Italian Art.

Micro-world of Science and Art

Micro-world of Science and Art

Turn your smartphone into a microscope and take your own photographs of the hidden universe of cells and structures of some remarkable Chilean plants. Discover how science learns from nature and help us choose the best image of the photo contest.

EnLightenment

See the plants of Chile in a new light through a smartphone microscope. Take your own photographs of this normally invisible universe and find out more about the science of microscopy.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

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.

Capturing the Fabulous Forests of Chile

Members new and old are warmly invited to spend an evening immersed in the beauty and rich diversity of Chile's temperate forests and woodlands. Hear from Regius Keeper Simon Milne and meet award winning botanical artist Isik Guner.

Mission: Climate Science

Join the climate scientists who are keeping tabs on how greenhouse gases affect our climate. Discover the science of climate change through performance, activities and exhibits, or take on the role of ‘mission scientist' on a research flight over the Arctic.

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