Festive Florals – Floristry Workshop

Saughton Park, Edinburgh

This workshop is sold out. Join us for this practical workshop, led by Julie Muir.  Julie will guide you through the process of making a festive arrangement in a basket, which to will be able to take home at the end of the workshop. Don't worry if you have never done any flower arranging before, […]


Christmas Quiz & Highlights of the Year

Join us for a fun-filled evening. The evening will feature: Pam giving us an update on Saughton progress and future plans and the flower shows we have held over the past year, both virtual and real . Rona dishing all the gossip about the Caley on tour at the Harrogate Show. Stan will finish with an […]

40 Years an Allotmenteer – George Anderson

The trials and tribulations of allotmenteering.  George will discuss gardening on a raised beach with all its railway weeds as an added bonus. The talk will cover a wide range of crops grown along with a look at their pests, diseases and other troubles. There will also be tips and hints on their cultivation.  Crops […]

Insects – The little things that run your garden. Ashleigh Whiffen

Gardens can support an incredible diversity of insects, but beyond butterflies and bees, how aware are you of these 6-legged neighbours? Do you know what bizarre behaviours and essential services are occurring in the undergrowth? Join Ashleigh as she shares her passion for some of the unconventionally charismatic insects, and why they are so essential […]

The Mardale Mountain Project – David Morris

This is a joint talk with the RSPB and SRGC. In 2017 the RSPB embarked on the launch of a partnership project with the Alpine Garden Society, Natural England and United Utilities to restore native alpine flora at Mardale at the head of Haweswater reservoir in the English Lake District. Harter Fell and its associated […]