Members' Events

Coffee Morning: The Exotic Garden at Logan

Curator Richard Baines will talk about RBGE's most southerly garden. The new, 'green' conservatory is open and houses a collection of South African plants.

A Winter Walk followed by Soup, Sandwiches and a Slide-Show

A Winter Walk followed by Soup, Sandwiches and a Slide-Show

Friends of the Garden and their guests are invited on a walk through the Gardens led by a member of staff. The walk will be followed by lunch in the gallery and a slide-show from the Friends of RBGE trip to China.

Evening Talk: From plot to plate. How to plan and work a vegetable plot, presented by RBGE's Students of Horticulture

Each year, Students of Horticulture are given a small plot to plan and work a vegetable plot as part of their exam and offer tips and inspiration

Coffee Morning: Scotland's Vegetable Ancestors

The Really Wild Veg project explores how domesticated crops differ from their wild ancestors. Which is better for our health?

From Wild to Cultivation

A talk by John Mitchell of RBGE on Management of the Alpine Collection with emphasis on additions from the wild.

Evening Talk: Petticoats and Plants - Scotland’s Gardening Women, 1800 – 1930

Join the Friends of RBGE and the Garden History Society of Scotland for their joint Spring lecture

Coffee Morning: Archaeological Discoveries from the Leith Walk Botanic Garden

Find out about fascinating discoveries from the recent archaeology digs at the long lost Leith Walk Botanic Garden and Botanic Cottage.

Coffee Morning: James Duncan - An Enlightened Victorian

Art historian Dr Andrew Watson will talk about industrialist, philanthropist and art collector James Duncan who did so much to develop the garden at Braemore.

Logan members AGM

Come along to meet the Membership team and find out what exciting plans are on the horizon. The AGM will be followed by a stimulating talk by Richard Baines, Curator on his recent trip to Vietnam.

Plant collecting in Vietnam

The Logan Curator will give an illustrated talk on his recent plant collecting expedition to NW Vietnam. Be prepared for snakes, leaches, fabulous scenery and of course the local cuisine!!

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