Members' Events

Coffee Morning: Using RBGE Skills Across South West Asia

Hear about work, supported by RBGE Friends, in Iraq, Socotra and Afghanistan in identification, classification, collaboration and regeneration.

Evening Talk: My Favourite Tree in the Garden

Evening Talk: My Favourite Tree in the Garden

RBGE's tree expert William Hinchliffe will give a talk about the most popular trees in the Garden, chosen by the public in a recent poll. He will give an insight into the history, care and botany of the trees and of the current tree collecting programme

Beginning Botanical Illustration (Monday mornings)

This class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting.

Coffee Morning: Gertrude Jekyll and Claude Monet: Munstead and Giverny

Professor Michael Tooley’s critical comparison of two gardens: the high Victorian plantings of Monet and the subtle, innovative techniques of Jekyll.

The Celtic Flora: Our useful Native Plants - Greg Kenicer

A look at the diversity of native plants and how the people of Scotland have used them, from the practical to the downright weird. We'll also take a brief look at how to get the best from them in your garden.

Evening Talk: The Gardens of the Savoy Residences in Piedmont: Influences and Innovations

Evening Talk: The Gardens of the Savoy Residences in Piedmont: Influences and Innovations

Edinburgh based Lucinda Byatt is an historian at Edinburgh University with a special interest in the Italian Renaissance and Italian Art.

Capturing the Fabulous Forests of Chile

Members new and old are warmly invited to spend an evening immersed in the beauty and rich diversity of Chile's temperate forests and woodlands. Hear from Regius Keeper Simon Milne and meet award winning botanical artist Isik Guner.

End of Season Shopping Event

Why not pop along to snap up some bargains and get the Christmas shopping on the way.

Coffee Morning: The Tropical Dry Forests of Latin America

Tropical dry forests are a magical landscape of seasonal contrasts and exceptional plant diversity. Hear about these important, unique but endangered habitats.

The Cultivation of Temperate Ferns in Scotland

Fern Specialist Heather McHaffie will be sharing her expert knowledge on this fascinating subject.

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