Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 27 — Fri 31 July 2015
Investigate the basic functions, evolution and ecology of familliar plant species on this 4 day course.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 25 Aug 2015
We run weekly classes and weekend workshops in many subjects from botany and horticulture, to herbology, garden history, art and wellbeing so why not come along and meet our tutors to discover our latest range of courses...
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 26 Sept 2015
An introduction to the identification of fungi. You will be introduced to the different field characteristics of each of the families and their genera, how to apply these to identification keys, and good practice for collection.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 29 Sept — Tues 24 Nov 2015
This 8 week course aims to look at traditional medicine managed by wise people in tribes principally in Amazonia, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Wed 30 Sept — Wed 25 Nov 2015
Aimed at the complete beginner and using living plants from the garden, this eight-week course investigates the identification, function and ecology of familiar plant species. Useful as a pre-course to the RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 1 Oct — Thurs 15 Jan 2015
This 11-week course looks at the ways in which humans have used plants from preagricultural societies, through to the drive for sustainable plant use in the present day. A module of the BSc in Horticulture with Plantsmanship.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sun 25 Oct 2015
Learn to identify some of the common species of mosses and liverworts through an introduction to identification using keys. The day includes a lab-based session and walk to practise some of the techniques learned.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 27 Feb 2016
An introduction to the fundamental features of lichens.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 12 Mar 2016
This afternoon workshop will start with a tour of the orchid collection at RBGE followed by a talk on the cultivation of some of the most widely cultivated genera.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 11 June 2016
This one day workshop will look at cultivation and propagation techniques for successfully growing Meconopsis.