Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 9 Jan 2014
Dr Kerry Walter will describe what makes orchids different from other plants; why there has been interest in this group of plants as far back as the ancient Greeks and Chinese; and he will share some intriguing pollination stories, including the part played by very specific floral odours.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 16 Jan 2014
Come and hear about the exciting programme of garden tours and day visits planned for
the coming year with the opportunity to talk to the organisers from the Edinburgh Committee.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 6 Feb 2014
Liz Cole is a photographer specialising in flowers, plants, and gardens. Her talk will focus on the digital images which she took on a month long trip to photograph the gardens of Kyoto in November 2009.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 11 Feb 2014
Claire Fletcher looks at the history and the theory behind Japanese gardens. She has just returned from a tour of the gardens of Kyoto and Takamatsu and one magnificent Chinese example in Hong Kong
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Tues 11 Mar 2014
CMEP is part of RBGE and works on projects across the Middle East. In addition to the core of floristics and systematics, the focus is on conservation, capacity development and consultancy. Come and listen to Dr Sophie Neale and Dr Alan Forrest.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 13 Mar 2014
Further details to be confirmed
Benmore Botanic Garden Thurs 17 Apr 2014
Members' AGM followed by a talk by Olwen Hemmings on the Scottish Beaver Trial.