Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 8 Sept 2014
This is a joint lecture organized by the Friends of RBGE and the Edinburgh Branch of the British Science Association.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 11 Sept 2014
Jay Griffiths, award-winning writer and author of 'Wild: An Elemental Journey', will discuss how children's affinity for nature is an essential and universal element of childhood.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 13 Sept 2014
Join Ian Edwards, RBGE Head of Exhibitions and Events to find out more about the plants especially valued by the people featured in the 'no strangers' exhibition and what secrets they hold for the modern world.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 16 Sept 2014
Hear from the curator of Dawyck about recent developments at this wonderful arboretum, including its new hydro scheme.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 20 Sept 2014
Celebrate the Harvest Festival and the last weekend of the ‘no strangers’ exhibition with Fiona Inches & Ian Edwards (RBGE) on a tour through the glasshouses.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 25 Sept 2014
Fi Martynoga, editor of the book 'Scotland's Wild Harvest' will tell us which wild products we can find in the Scottish countryside and where and when to forage.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 4 Oct 2014
Stephen Jackson, Senior Curator of Furniture and Woodwork at National Museums Scotland, will discuss the use of native timber in Scottish furniture making from the 16th century to the present day. He will look at how individual species were used for distinct purposes and when and why different timbers were fashionable.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 11 Oct 2014
Christopher Smout, academic, historian, author and Historiographer Royal in Scotland will discuss the history of Scottish woodlands, forest management and timber.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 14 Oct 2014
Discover the amazing life cycle of ferns and how they can be used for magic tricks.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 23 Oct 2014
Nature and conservation photographer Barney Wilczak takes us through his photo documentary of the pioneering work carried out by the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens.