Members' Events

Snowdrop Sunday Guided Walk & Practical Demonstration

Snowdrop Sunday Guided Walk & Practical Demonstration

Come and see the stunning snowdrops, Scotland's most delicate flowers, and see the wonder of the Garden as it wakes up from winter. Enjoy a superb guided tour at 2.00pm with the Curator, Richard Baines, together with a practical propagation demonstration.

Coffee Morning: Desert Plants at RBGE

Glasshouse horticulturist Gunnar Ovstebo will talk about the Arid Lands collection, including ferns collected in the Chihuahua desert of West Texas.

Winter Walk through the Garden

Winter Walk through the Garden

A walk through the Garden led by a member of staff. Followed by lunch and a talk by Dr. Sandy Smith on his recent trip to Chile.

Friends Day Visit: Snowdrop Day

Chase away the dark days of winter by joining our first day tour of 2016, taking place on February 18th. Destinations include the St Andrew's Botanic Garden and the Cambo Estate, with it's national collection of over 300 snowdrops.

Evening Talk: Friends RBGE Tour of Chile 2015

Get the inside scoop on our Member’s recent trip to Chile

Coffee Morning: A Titan for Edinburgh

The flowering of the Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum ) at RBGE in 2015 was a spectacular first in Scotland. Hear the inside story from the team behind this extraordinary plant.

Benmore Members - A trip to the Edinburgh Botanics

Join the Friends of Benmore on a guided tour to the Edinburgh Botanics

Evening Talk: Fish Ponds and Fountains, Cascades and Canals - Reflections on Scotland's Water Gardens

Marylin Brown will speak about about how water was incorporated into Scotland's gardens, and what role it played; socially, culturally and practically.

The Wild East: Plant collecting in Tiger Country

The Wild East: Plant collecting in Tiger Country

Join us for a talk on Russian and Far East plants by Benmore's Supervisor.

Coffee Morning: a walk to see the Palm Collection at RBGE

The Edinburgh Botanics has a fine collection of palms, many of them rare and unusual. Join us for a short talk and a walk to the Palm Houses to learn more about the collection.

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