Tag: volunteers

Botanic Cottage

A Cottage Volunteer My Introduction to the Botanic Cottage The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has always had a special place in my heart, especially since my son proposed…

Herbarium Recuration & Increasing the Resolution of South Asia

Traditionally at RBGE region 5 has included Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. At present this area contains over 400,000 specimens. Creating subdivisions within region 5 make the specimens easier to access for researchers.

The Sweet Chestnut project (The Afterlife of a Tree)

Building on the biodiversity¬†the garden supports¬† Regular visitors to the garden will have noticed a mature Sweet Chestnut in the later stages of its life with only a…

Gifted herbaria and volunteers

The RBGE Herbarium is frequently gifted plant specimens from individual collectors. In recent years we have received material from T. Powell (seaweeds) J.F. Dobremez (flora of Nepal) C….