Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 15 — Sun 16 Mar 2014
Experiment with splitting white light into a spectrum using glass prisms. Learn how to bend light using lenses and construct a fantastic portable camera obscura to take away with you.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 22 Mar 2014
Spring is one of the busiest times in the garden for the plants and the gardener.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 23 Mar 2014
Come along and learn the basics of how, why and when to prune your trees and shrubs.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 22 Apr — Tues 24 June 2014
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that enhances everyday walking with the use of poles.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Wed 23 Apr — Wed 25 June 2014
A ten-week theoretical course covering a range of topics, from soil science to pruning to plant anatomy. Suitable as an overview of horticulture for absolute beginners, or as a stepping stone to the RHS (level2) Certificate in Horticulture.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 24 Apr — Thurs 26 June 2014
Learn all about the natural and nutritious remedies (and feel something of the magic!) of our native Celtic flora.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 29 Apr — Tues 1 July 2014
This new garden design course focuses mainly on the selection of plants for various settings and growing conditions, and explains how to create that all important year round interest for your garden. Taught by John Taylor.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 10 May 2014
Want to grow your own vegetables but don't know when to start?
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 11 May 2014
Lean to identify some common rhododendrons through an introduction to identification using keys. Includes a lab-based session and walk to practise some of the techniques learned.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 14 June 2014
There are around 70 species of fern and on this one-day workshop you will learn some of the simple skills to identify the most common ones around Edinburgh. You will also learn about their life cycle and useful distinguishing features, and enjoy putting your new knowledge into practice in the Garden.