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Fern Identification

On this one-day workshop you will learn some of the simple skills to identify the most common ones around Edinburgh.

Coffee Morning: The Most Interesting Plant Family You Have Never Heard Of

Sapotaceae is a core research family at RBGE. Peter Wilkie will tell us what links the rainforests of south-east Asia with golf balls, teeth and the Titanic and explain how research at Edinburgh is helping conserve these incredible plants.

Lawn Construction

Students will experience an outdoor practical session for the construction of a lawn from seed and turf. This session will also explore drainage solutions.

Art workshop: Understanding Tone

An intensive two day course exploring the world of tone using the wonderful medium of watercolour.

Your Garden in Summer

With everything in full swing in the garden in summer, there are a host of jobs to do.

Digital Plant Photography II

A one-day advanced course, suitable for those who have attended Digital Plant Photography I or who have experience of using a high-end digital camera.

Wildflower Identification

The day includes a hands-on workshop to teach you some basic skills, plus a field trip for a chance to put them into practice.

Raptors around the Garden

As many as five different birds of prey can be seen at the Botanics. Come and find out what resources they need and how you can help to monitor them.

Glass Life

Glass Life

Glass Life is an exhibition of stunning glass sculpture, depicting the hidden inner workings of living cells, created by artists and researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology.

Art Explorers: Rain Forest Orchestra

Art Explorers: Rain Forest Orchestra

Be inspired to make your own work of art as we explore the beauty of the Garden using a wide range of colourful and tactile materials. Create rain sticks and shakers from amazing plant materials.

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)