Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Fri 1 Mar — Sat 31 Aug 2013
The Friends of the RBGE are delighted to announce that the 2013 Photography Competition will run from March 2013 to the end of August 2013. Check the website for further details.
Dawyck Botanic Garden Sun 26 May 2013
What better way to start the day than at the crack of dawn to the beautiful sounds of bird song? You'll hear a wide variety of woodland birds and could also tune into some more unusual species such as Blackcap, Woodcock, Redstart and Nuthatch.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 4 June 2013
Sabina Knees has spent 8 years working in Oman: in conservation, on the Flora of Arabia and in developing Oman Botanic Garden. She is now surveying the summits of the Hajar Mountains in the north. Hear Sabina talk about this new project.
Sat 8 June 2013
A large established Arts and Crafts style garden incorporating woodlands, herbaceous and shrub borders. Early June will bring shows of rhododendrons, poppies and iris.
Sun 9 June 2013
This is a beautiful woodland garden with steep slopes and steps. Not suitable for those with mobility issues. Teas are offered. Booking is essential and time slots must be adhered to as parking is very limited.
Dawyck Botanic Garden Sun 23 June 2013
A yoga session of about an hour, taking part outside in the gardens, weather permitting. If the weather is unsuitable, the yoga will take place in the Visitors' Centre. Yoga is followed by breakfast provided by the resident cafe.
Tues 25 June 2013
We are delighted to announce that the Friends of RBGE are hosting a members-only visit to Birkhall, the private residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in Scotland. Tickets cost £50 and booking forms are available from the Membership Office.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Mon 1 — Thurs 4 July 2013
We will be based near Colchester and will visit gardens in the area including Beth Chatto's famous garden. We will spend an afternoon at Flatford Mill, the National Trust Property dedicated to Constable.
Sat 13 July 2013
An attractive, well designed garden featuring a delightful pond and statuary with a collection of unusual ferns and herbaceous plants. There will also be coffee, biscuits and a plant stall.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 16 July 2013
A day trip to Roxburghshire and Berwickshire visiting gardens at Corbet Tower, Morebattle and two contrasting gardens at Antons Hill near Coldstream.