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Natural Partners

Natural Partners

Trees, woods and forests play a vital role in satisfying basic human needs (air, water, food, shelter) as well as higher level demands. Join us to explore this natural partnership and find out how it can be used to grow the understanding of future generations.

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.

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.

Easter Trail

Easter Trail

The Botanics Bunny has invented a scrumptious chocolate bar with a very secret and very bonkers recipe. Can you help him find the missing ingredients? Complete the trail and claim your yummy chocolate reward, from Mackie’s of Scotland, and a special Golden Ticket offering £2 discount for one adult into the Glasshouses to see the most important ingredient – the chocolate tree. (Kids always go free into the Glasshouses).

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.

Healthy Soil Healthy Food

Healthy Soil Healthy Food

Soil is really important! Crops like cereals, vegetables and fruit all depend on good soil. Become a soil scientist and find out what makes a healthy soil. Test soil samples and work out how they can be improved. We'll also introduce you to the critters that live in soil as they play a vital role in maintaining soil health.

A Picture of Health

A Picture of Health

How can the crops we grow, and how we grow them, create healthy food and a healthy environment? Discover the science of farming for a healthier future.

Gardening the Earth

Gardening the Earth

We have been growing our food for at least 10,000 years. The result has been an incredible diversity of crops. Take the food plant ID challenge and find out how food production could become more environmentally friendly. Design your own crop, and see where your favourite foods sit on our giant family tree of plants.

Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Spring Flower Show 2017

Exhibits of daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, alpine, woodland and other bulbs.

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.

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