Lucy's Fight: Number 37 in the list - Plant a tree.

Lucy’s Fight: Number 37 in the list – Plant a tree.

Yesterday we had the pleasure of having Lucy Lintott and her father come down from their home in Garmouth to plant a tree in the garden. Since being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease 10 months ago, Lucy has shown her fighting spirit and has drawn up a list of dreams, which includes being a bridesmaid, walking the Jurassic […]

What is happening in the demonstration garden?

What is happening in the demonstration garden?

We’ve been kept up to date about the about the exciting Botanic Cottage project happening in the Demonstration Garden at the Botanics by Community Engagement Coordinator Sutherland Forsyth here. The work is moving fast and it is great to see the building starting to take shape. Anyone who has visited the site will have seen […]

Book Week Scotland 2014

Book Week Scotland 2014

I’m getting excited gearing up for our Book Week Scotland events that kick off in less than two weeks. Some visitors may not realise that we have a library that is Scotland’s national reference collection for specialist botanical and horticultural resources, and that we are also a publisher. So, the event we have to kick things […]

What to do in your fruit and vegetable garden in Scotland: NOVEMBER

What to do in your fruit and vegetable garden in Scotland: NOVEMBER

Many people assume that work in the fruit and vegetable garden tails off as the sets winter in, however there still plenty of worthwhile jobs to do: Sow Hardy broad beans and peas can be sown now to provide an early harvest next year. One of the most reliable varieties of hardy broad bean is […]