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Diploma in Botanical Illustration 2017 Graduation Show

Visit the Diploma in Botanical Illustration show in the Fletcher Building from the 9th to the 17th September from 11am – 4pm each day. The Graduate Show 2017…

What soothes you?

We are excited to have created an exhibition with the Project Soothe team at the University of Edinburgh Department of Clinical Psychology  in the Real Life Science Studio…

Buses from the East Gate

Lothian Buses provide frequent services (Numbers 8, 23 & 27) from two stops on Inverleith Row by the East Gate. Click here for live city bound bus information…

Trollius chinensis 'Gold Queen'

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Lichen Biodiversity and Conservation

Read more about our Lichen Biodiversity and Conservation here.

Protected: Soothe Data Entry Form

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Spring Bird and Garden Walk

On the 5th April the Garden offered a special Spring Bird and Garden Walk.  Tamar Duncan, Visitor Welcome Team, Pamela and Cathy our expert Garden Guides led the…

It’s Opening Now! (2015)

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Our Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum), one of the world’s biggest and smelliest blooms, is now in full flower. It’s a…

How Our Big Old Sweet Chestnut Supports Biodiversity

In this film by Johan Serge Jakobson, from Wild Leaf Reels,  Martyn Dickson explains how one of our oldest trees  supports a wide range of biodiversity. How do…

Caring For Our Big Old Sweet Chestnut

Johan Serge Jakobson (documentary filmmaker) talks about making the film: A big old Castanea sativa (Sweet Chestnut) has stood on the pond lawn in RBGE’s Edinburgh garden for…

BBC News: Edinburgh gardens wait for ‘smelly’ giant plant

More coverage of our remarkable Amorphophallus titanum this time on the BBC News. Watch the video here.

Sadie Barber interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live about Reekie

Our very own Sadie Barber was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live about our Amorphophallus titanum. You can listen to the interview below.

Titan Arum growth – 15th July to 16th August 2011

This is a film of when our Amorphophallus titanum grew a leaf back in 2011.

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Latest stories on Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum)

Our Amorphophallus titanum is so important it has its own page on our main website. Here you will find some of the back stories and further reading on…

Nepal: Awards for research and outreach programmes

The devastating earthquakes which hit Nepal on 25th April and 12th May along with the many significant aftershocks have focussed our attention on the immediate needs of the…

Birds of Peramagroon: Support Page

This is support info for the Birds of the Peramagroon. This app contains information on the 133 birds known from Peramagroon Mountain in Northern Iraq. It is based,…

Season’s Greetings from All @BotanicsStories

As the year comes to an end we wish everyone who has been involved in reading and writing stories about the Botanics in 2014 a Merry Christmas and…